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Author Macpherson, James, 1736-1796.
Title The poems of Ossian / translated by James Macpherson.
Publication Info. Morristown, N.J. : Published by Peter A. Johnson, 1813 (New Brunswick : L. Deare)
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Small  Z-S M172 P5  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Small  Z-S M172 P5  v.2    IN LIBRARY
Description 2 v. ([2], xlix, [1], 376 p.; [4], 365, [1] (last p. blank), [4] leaves of plates) : ill. ; 13 cm.
Note Engraved title-pages.
Not translated, but in fact written by James Macpherson.
Printer statement on terminal p., v. 1-2.
Frontispiece engraving, v. 1 signed: painted by H. Singleton; engraved by P. Maverick. Newark; t.p. vignette: Singleton pinx.; P. Maverick sc.; v. 2 frontispiece: H. Singleton pinx.; P. Maverick sculp.; t.p. vignette: H. Singleton pinx.; P. Maverick sc. Newark.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Indexed In: Shaw & Shoemaker 29028
Note Library set is a gift of Frederick Ashton De Peyster; acquisition date stamp on p. [1] (Content): May 28, 1939. Armorial bookplate of Frederic De Peyster on front paste-down, v. 1-2. Library's bookplate on front end-paper recto, v. 1-2. Binding: mottled calf; fillets on edges; rolls and tooling on spine in gold; double lettering-pieces.
Subject Ossian, 3rd cent. -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Poems -- 1813.
Subject Literary forgeries and mystifications -- 18th century.
Mythology, Celtic -- Poetry.
Bards and bardism -- Poetry.
Celts -- Poetry.
Genre or Form Engravings -- United States -- 19th century.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance) -- United States -- 19th century.
Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- United States -- 19th century.
Gold tooled bindings (Binding) -- United States -- 19th century.
Lettering-pieces (Binding) -- United States -- 19th century.
Mottled calf (Binding) -- United States -- 19th century.
Added Author Deare, Lewis, 1780?-1817, printer.
Johnson, Peter A., 1782-1854, bookseller.
Maverick, Peter, 1780-1831, engraver.
Singleton, Henry, 1766-1839, artist.
De Peyster, Frederic, 1796-1882, former owner.
De Peyster, F. Ashton, Esq., donor. ZNS
Added Title Ossian. 1813
Note Binder's title: Ossian's poems