The signature dated 1801 of Archibald Constable, who published the work, is at folio i and his note also dated 1801, recording Joseph Ritson's gift to him of the manuscript, is at folio iii. An engraving of Sir Henry Slingsby, rather more elaborate than that in the printed edition, is at folio ii verso.
Sold, David Constable's sale, 1828, number 2969;
Sold, Sotheby's 16 February 1938, lot 1306, to the Clumber Library (cuttings from the sale catalogue are pasted inside the back cover);
Later the property of Baron Fairfax (whose bookplate, entitled Fairfax of Cameron, is pasted inside the front cover), by whom it was sold at Sotheby's in the sale of the Fairfax Library and Archive, December 1993.