The blame of kirk-buriall, tending to perswade cemiteriall civilitie. By Mr. William Birnie, minister of Lanark. Edited by W.B.D.D. Turnbull, Esq. WILLIAM BIRNIE.
The blame of kirk-buriall, tending to perswade cemiteriall civilitie. By Mr. William Birnie, minister of Lanark. Edited by W.B.D.D. Turnbull, Esq.

The blame of kirk-buriall, tending to perswade cemiteriall civilitie. By Mr. William Birnie, minister of Lanark. Edited by W.B.D.D. Turnbull, Esq.

London: W. Pickering; Edinburgh: G.A. Douglas, 1833. One hundred copies printed, 4to, pp. xii, [44]; contemporary red roan-backed boards, gilt lettering on spine; some spotting of the text, especially at the back, old boards rubbed, worn, and soiled, but the binding is sound. A reprint of the very rare and curious tract, printed in 1606. The editor notes the significance of this sermon in preserving many old Scottish words and phrases, not found in any Scottish dictionary. Item #16604

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