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To the honourable Archibald Douglas esqr. of Douglas ... these plates exhibiting the solemnities, and ceremonies used at the sitting down, & rising of the Scots Parliament, before the union with England, are most humbly enscribed, by his most obedient & devoted humble servt. Thomas Sommers.
[Edinburgh? 17--]
Physical Description:
3 plates 48 x 56 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B J 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Title from cartouche at head of plate [1].
Engraved throughout.
The dedicatee may be the Archibald Douglas of Douglas who was born in 1748.
Part of a larger work?
British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 has the bookplate of Archibald Philip, Earl of Rosebery, and the autograph of Sir James Colquhoun, dated 1874; copy 2 has the autograph of J. Carter pasted onto new endpapers. With copies 1 and 2 are bound copies 1 and 2 of: To the right honourable John, Earl of Rothes &ca. [Edinburgh; between 1700 and 1773].
Subject Terms:
Carter, J. -- Autograph.
Colquhoun, James, Sir, 5th Bart., 1844-1907 -- Autograph, 1874.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 17 -- .
Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose, Earl of, 1847-1929 -- Bookplate.
Scotland. Parliament.
Sommers, Thomas -- Publisher.
Sommers, Thos. (Thomas)

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