16TH CENTURY POET IN SUPERB FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
LYNDSAY, Sir David ~ The Poetical Works
Edinburgh: William Paterson, 1871
2 volume set, 7 inches tall. A superb binding in full crushed morocco by Andrew Grieve of Edinburgh with gilt bands, twin olive labels and ornate floral gilt tooling to the panels. Wide dentelles and to edges gilt. With the armorial bookplates of Alexander Browne of Callaly Castle. Sir David Lyndsay was a 16th century Scottish poet whose work reflected the spirit of the Renaissance. He is one of the sixteen Scottish writers and poets on the lower section of the Scott Monument in Edinburgh.