Edinburgh: H. M. General Register House, 1881-1884-1887-1888. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto (11 x 8"). lxxiii, , 676pp (Vol. 1); lx, , 713, pp (Vol. 2); lxxi, , 608, , 2pp (Vol. 3); xliii, , 678, , 2pp (Vol. 4). Uncut and partly unopened. Original blind-stamped full cloth, with gold lettering to spines.
Collection of documents pertaining to the history of Scotland from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, and more precisely, from 1108, the beginning of Alexander I's reign, to 1509, during the last years of James IV's reign.
The set is complete with its 5 striking photographic plates of seals featured in the second volume.
Some offsetting, and rubing along edges of bindings. Ex library copy with bookplate on inside of each front cover, and stamp at upper and lower paper edges. Rear hinge of volume 4 slightly starting. Minor to moderate age-toning to pages throughout. Bindings in overall fair to good, interior in good to very good condition. f to vg. Item #43732