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Title
Account of the affairs of Scotland, 1688 91: Autograph ms. about 1692 /Balcarres.
Creator
Balcarres, Colin Lindsay, Earl of, 1652-1722.
Contributor
MacMath, William, 1844-1922, former owner.
Brodie, George, 1786?-1867, former owner.
Kinnear, Catherine M., d. 1988, former owner.
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1692
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Title from spine. Manuscript. Published as: An account of the affairs of Scotland, relating to the revolution in 1688, as sent to the late King James II, when in France. London : Printed for J. Baker, 1714. Considerable paper conservation work done to first 14 pages of text.
Scope/Content: Early manuscript copy of Balcarres' Account of the affairs of Scotland, which circulated widely in manuscript copies until its 1714 publication. This is apparently a copy made by or for Balcarres from his original autograph manuscript. The former owners of this particular volume form a list of respected Scottish scholars and local historians.
Condition: Bound in 19th century navy blue morocco with marbled endpapers.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Memoirs
Presentation inscriptions (Provenance)
Bookplates (Provenance)
Extent
[14], 124 p., bound ;20 cm.
Identifier
MS.1993.002
Language
English
eng
Place
Scotland
Provenance
Bookplate of William Macmath on front paste-down endpaper; Bookplate of Catherine Kinnear on verso of front free endpaper.|Probably 19th century presentation inscription to "George Brodie, Esqr, Advocate" on p. [13]
Location
CLUW

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