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Secret Commonwealth, 1692

 Item
Identifier: La.III.551
The Secret Commonwealth. Title Page
The Secret Commonwealth. Title Page

Scope and Contents

'The Secret Common-wealth', a treatise on fairy folklore, witchcraft, ghosts, fauns etc. 'Done for the satisfaction of his friends, by a modest inquirer living amoung the Scotish-Irish.'
Non-autograph copy; Possibly more than one hand; Marked, “This book belongs to Robert Campbell”

Dates

  • 1692

Creator

Physical Description

Early 20th century binding; 1 modern fly leaf; 1 original unnumbered leaf with title page on recto; Thereafter paginated erratically up to 108; Slip bound in between 90 and 91; Numbered, 1-108, 108-129; 1 modern fly leaf.

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume

Related Materials

For an 18th century transcription see Coll-1840.

Physical Description

Early 20th century binding; 1 modern fly leaf; 1 original unnumbered leaf with title page on recto; Thereafter paginated erratically up to 108; Slip bound in between 90 and 91; Numbered, 1-108, 108-129; 1 modern fly leaf.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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