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The poems of Ossian in the original Gaelic /
with a literal translation into Latin by the late Robert Macfarlan, A.M. Together with a dissertation on the authenticity of the poems, by Sir John Sinclair, Bart., and a translation from the Italian of the Abbé Cesarotti's dissertation on the controversy respecting the authenticity of Ossian, with notes and a supplemental essay, by John M'Arthur, LL.D. Published under the sanction of the Highland Society of London.



Main Author: Macpherson, James, 1736-1796.
Related Names: M'Arthur, John 1755-1840., Ross, Thomas. , Cesarotti, Melchiorre 1730-1808., Macfarlan, Robert professor of Gaelic.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. ... ; sold by G. and W. Nicol ... [and 3 others], 1807.
Note: McArthur's observations include facsimile music plate; additional poems in Gaelic, with translations into English or Latin by Alexander Stewart, and topographical descriptions of Ossianic scenes by Stewart and others, with a map.
Gaelic and Latin on facing pages, with translator's notes ... new translation on facing pages, and M'Arthur's translation from the Italian of Cesarotti's Critical observations; also appendix of other testimony to authenticity, and facsimile of MacPherson's letter to John Mackenzie of July 4, 1784.
Physical Description: 3 v., 4 leaves of plates : port., folded facsim., folded map, music ; 28 cm.
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