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Cunningham, Allan. Songs of Scotland, Ancient and Modern. 4 v.
London: J. Taylor, 1825

David Vedder (1790-1854), a minor Scots essayist and poet, previously owned this copy of Cunningham's collection and, as shown above and below, interlaced it with fascinating handwritten notes and commentaries on various aspects of Cunningham’s selections.