4to. ppviii 88, 64, 16, xxiii 99. engraved frontispiece facsimile. 2 other engraved plates with the original tissue guards.
nice crisp clean condition in a contemporary red roan leather binding, lightly rubbed and with a bit of damage to foot of spine. all edges gilt. presentation inscription from the author to Sir John Scott.
contains 'Desultory Reflections on the State of Ancient Scotland', 'Diary of Robert Birrel, from 1532 until 1605', 'Expedition into Scotland by the Earl of Hertford, 1544', 'Expedition into Scotland by the Duke of Somerset, 1547'