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Macpherson, James, 1736–1796

Fingal : an ancient epic poem, in six books: together with several other poems / composed by Ossian the son of Fingal. Translated from the Galic language, by James Macpherson.

London : Printed for T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, in the Strand, MDCCLXII [1762]
Physical Description:
[16], xvi, [2], 270 pages ; 27 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3544 A6 1762
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Copyright Status:
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BEIN Speck Yc M1 762: 2d p.l. bound in following p. xvi.
Title vignette.
Title page printed in red and black.
In fact by James Macpherson.
"A dissertation concerning the antiquity, &c. of the poems of Ossian ...": p. [i]-xvi.
Published in Dec. 1761, though dated 1762 on t.p. Cf. Black, Macpherson's Ossian and the Ossianic controversy, 1926 p. 21.
In some copies the preliminary advertisement leaf may be bound after p. xvi.
With a preliminary advertisement leaf (sig. A2) following the titlepage and a final advertisement leaf.
Tinker Library, 1514
English short title catalogue, T132461
Subject Terms:
Ellice, Edward -- Autograph.
Ellice, Edward -- Bookplate.
Home, John, 1722-1808 -- Autograph.
Ossian, active 3rd century.
Annotations (Provenance)
Ossian, active 3rd century, attributed name.
T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt, publisher.

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