The buik of Alexander, or, The buik of the most noble and valiant conquerour Alexander the Grit /
by John Barbour, archdeacon of Aberdeen ; edited in four volumes, from the unique printed copy in the possession of the Earl of Dalhousie with introductions, notes and glossary, together with the French originals (Li fuerres de Gadres and Les vœux du paon) collated with numerous mss. By R.L. Græme Ritchie.
|Main Creator:||Barbour, John, d. 1395.|
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Edinburgh ; London : Printed for the Society by W. Blackwood, 1921-29.
Publications. New ser. / Scottish Text Society ;
no.17, 12, 21, 25
The introduction (v.1, p.[xiii]-cclxxxiv) contains a full discussion of Barbour's authorship, which is disputed, and comparison between the "Buik" and his "Bruce".
Physical description: 4 v. : facsims ; 23 cm.