Interleaved copy of ‘Fabularum aesopicarum delectus, cum Rogeri L'Estrange, equitis, interpretatione Anglica, necnon Latina variorum, Horatii, Phaedri, Faerni, &c. In usum studiosae juventutis Academiae Edinensis’ (Edinburgi, apud Jacobum Watson, MDCCX) with manuscript annotations of the first half of the eighteenth century on the interleaves. Edit


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  • 1st half of 18th century. (Creation)


  • 27 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The annotations consist of: (i) Parsing, translation and etymology (all in Latin) of words from the Greek text of fables 1-34, almost identical with the corresponding part of MS.16485 (folios 1-23); (ii) A writing exercise (folio 24); (iii) Latin translations of fables 35-36, 38 (folios 24 verso, 27); (iv) Lists of the sons of Sir James Grant of Grant, the children of Sir James Colquhoun of Luss, and the daughters of Sir James Grant of Grant (folio 26 recto and verso); (v) A Latin version (folio 27 recto and verso); (vi) Phrases (front and back endpapers).

  • Custodial History

    The book belonged to John ... (deleted ex-libris on title page); Humphrey Grant, formerly Grant, then Colquhoun, eldest son of Sir James Grant, Baronet, of Grant (succeeded 1719) (signatures on front endpaper, title page, folio 27 recto and verso, back endpaper; both Colquhoun and Grant; one dated 1719); his brother Sir James Colquhoun, Baronet, of Luss (created 1786), formerly Colquhoun, then Grant (signature on front endpaper; Gant; dated 1725); Neil Campbell and William Craik (signatures on folio 27 verso).

    (i) was probably written by Humphrey Grant, (iii) and (v) by Sir James Colquhoun, (iv) by one of the latter's children.

  • Arrangement

    27 folios among ii + 46 printed pages.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1984.