a collection of papers relative to the siege of Derry, and illustrative of the revolution of M.DC.LXXXVIII /
[edited by G.D.].
|Main Creator:||Douglas, George.|
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London-derry : printed and published by G. Douglas, 1794.
Contents: George Walker's 'A true account of the siege of London-derry', John Mackenzie's 'A narrative of the siege of London-derry', 'The poliorciad', all with separate titlepages dated 1736, 1690 and 1789, and 'An historical poem, a fragment.', all parts with separate pagination and register.
Edited by George Douglas.
The final part has an introductory leaf beginning: "The following "poem" was lately found"; books 2 and 3 have the drop-head title: 'Londeriados'.
With a final advertisement leaf.
Another issue, in which 'A true account of the siege of London-derry' with imprint 'Dublin, printed for S. Hyde, 1736' and 'A narrative of the siege of London-derry' with imprint 'London, printed for the author, and sold by R. Baldwin, 1690' are of a different edition, with continuous register but separate titlepages, dated 1736 and 1690, and pagination.
Also includes: 'The poliorciad', with separate titlepage dated 1789, and 'An historical poem, a fragment', both with separate pagination and register.
P. 73-78 and following sheet wanting.
The 'Narrative' and 'True account' are in fact reprints by George Douglas, possibly of 1791 and 1794 respectively.
Physical description: ,XII;,III,,58;,XII,210;VI,,78;,42,p.,plate : ill ; 8vo.