Millar's second edition of The life and death of the famous Pyper of Kilbarchan, or, The epitaph of Habby Simpson : quha on his drone bore bony flags, he maid his cheiks as reid as crimson, and bobbit quhan he blew his bags

Sempill, Robert, 1595?-1665?
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  • Format Books
  • Publication Paisley [Scotland] : Printed by Andrew Young, [between 1800-1809?]
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  • Physical Details
    • 16 pages ; 16 cm
  • OCLC ocm30597919


  • In verse and prose.
  • Caption title.
  • At head of title: Paisley repository. No. XXIII.
  • "The following epitaph ... was written by Robert Sempill of Beltrees, about the year 1600"--P. [1]; "The elegy is supposed to date from about 1640 ..." Cf. Dict. nat. biog. at R. Sempill (1595?-1665?).
  • Probable decade of imprint from NSTC.
  • "Notes on the Epitaph": p. 5-16.
  • NSTC P116
  • NUC pre-1956 NS410583
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