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|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Drummond; John Sage; Thomas Ruddiman
|Notes:||The History has special t.p.; the poems have special t.p. and separate paging.
Edited by Bishop Sage and Thomas Ruddiman.
Signatures: pi² a-m² B-Qqq² A² ²A-P².
Leaf Kkk1 signed Kkk2.
Signature m² contains catalogue of the author's works, po. xlv, verso blank, and t.p. of the History, verso blank; bound between sigs. f and g in copy 1, in copy 2 leaf m2 inserted between sigs. e and f, leaf m1 bound in place. Not as in pagination above.
The collation given by L.E. Kastner in his edition of Drummond's Poetical works, 1913 (v. 1, p. lxxxvi-lxxxviii) lists only one portrait, and that as "inserted". The frontispiece in the LC copy is a large portrait, with arms below, and inscription: William Drummond of Hawthornden. born 1585. dyed J649. The second portrait, preceding the life, is small, with name and dates around the oval, the dates written J585 and J649.
Library copy 1 has only one port., the larger, as the frontispiece; copy 2 lacks both ports., but includes the five ports. in the History as described by Folger, Printed books, 8:72.
"The life of William Drummond": p. i-xi.
|Description:||, xlv, , 243, , iv, 60 p. : ports. ; 34 cm. (fol.)|
|Contents:||The history of the five James's, kings of Scotland --
A cypress grove --
Memorials of state --
Familiar epistles --
Letters never before printed --
Tracts not before printed --
Poems never before printed.