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[Volume of 16 early 19th-century Scottish chapbooks, mostly printed in Kilmarnock]

Author [Anon]
Title [Volume of 16 early 19th-century Scottish chapbooks, mostly printed in Kilmarnock]
Imprint Scotland: s.n.
Date of Publication [1815-1820]
Language English
Notes This volume contains 16 rare Scottish chapbooks, 15 of which are printed in Kilmarnock and one in Ayr (no. 16). It includes 4 unrecorded Kilmarnock printings (nos 3, 6, 7 and 12 in the volume). The chapbooks all contain versions of popular ballads and songs of the period. The volume is in a 19th-century half-leather binding by Henderson and Bisset of Edinburgh and all the chapbooks have been interleaved with laid paper. There are no visible marks of provenance in the volume.
Shelfmark AB.1.215.52(1-16)
Acquired on 20/02/15
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