The Psalms of David in Metre. Allowed by the authority of the General Assembly of the Kirk of Scotland, and appointed to be sung in Congregations and Families.

  • (Bible. Psalms)
  • Glasgow: Printed by J. & M. Robertson 1797


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[Bound with:] Translations and Paraphrases, in verse, of several passages of Sacred Scripture. Collected and prepared by a Committee of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. In order to be sung in Churches. Glasgow: Printed for J. Dickson, Edinburgh, 1798. 32mo, pp. 287, [1]; 80. Near-contemporary wallet binding of brick-red roan, boards bordered with a blind rule, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing and a few small spots of damage, leather evenly darkened overall apart from under the flap. Early ownership inscription of Sarah [?] almost entirely faded from initial blank.


Two rare miniature editions of psalms printed in Glasgow, an unusual survival in a wallet-style binding. Both items are recorded in the NLS only by ESTC.

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