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Scottish Text Society (14th-19th century)

The Scottish Text Society was founded in 1882 to revive interest in the literature and languages of Scotland. It has published a number of important texts, poetry, drama and prose, from the 14th-19th centuries, though the majority of its editions fall into the high period of Older Scots literature, from 1500-1700.

The Library collection comprises various volumes (57 in total) from the first three series published between 1884-1932. Titles held include: The Poetical Works of William Drummond; The King’s Quair; The Bannatyne Manuscript; the New Testament in Scots; Historie of Scotland, etc.