[Early Printing - Scotland - Presbyterian Church] First Book of Discipline, 1621, Autographed by Rev. Dr. John Jamieson (1759-1838)

Calderwood, David (editor). THE FIRST AND SECOND BOOKE OF DISCIPLINE: Together with some Acts Of The Generall Assemblies, Clearing and confirming the same : And An Act Of Parliament [Ornament beneath title]. (Leyden ?): Publisher not identified. (16), 92 pages. Small quarto 7 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches in early full leather binding. Signed and dated 1778 on the title page by John Jamieson (1759-1838) a Scottish cleric and scholar who is best know for his "Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language" (1808). 


Leather covers worn and rubbed raw at the joints and edges. Embossed private library stamp on the front endpage of T. Moffat Storer. Signed on the title page, "John Jamieson 1778." The title page is chipped along the edge and torn at the upper right corner but with no loss of text and sparing the Jamieson signature. Some internal staining and toning but sound and textually complete in 92 pages with the printed errata note at the bottom of the final page.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us

Let Cowan's Handle Your Shipping!

Cowan's is one of the only houses to offer full service, in-house shipping. Please note shipping costs are factored by weight and size, not purchase price. Larger items like furniture may incur a higher shipping charge. Our experts pack and ship over 5,000 purchases each year. Shipping costs are included on every invoice to make getting your items as fast and easy as possible. For more information, click HERE or contact shipping@cowans.com