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‘Ancient Scottish Tales, traditionary, romantic, and legendary, hitherto unpublished, from the recitation of the aged Sybils in the North Countrie. By Peter Buchan’, with an engraved portrait of Buchan and a holograph letter of Robert Pitcairn, regarding the need for skilful editing. , 1838.

Identifier: MS.207


  • Creation: 1838.

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300 Leaves ; Quarto.

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300 folios.


Printed in ‘Ancient Scottish tales’ (Peterhead, 1908) by Peter Buchan, edited by John A Fairley (reprinted from the ‘Transactions of the Buchan Field Club’).

See John A Fairley, ‘Bibliography: Peter Buchan’, (privately printed, 1914).

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