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Listed here are all the titles published by the Scottish Text Society. Note that with multi-volume titles separate parts were sometimes bound together when printed. Thus, the Legends of the Saints were edited as six parts over the period 1887-1895 but appeared in print as a three-volume set published 1888-1896.

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All STS Publications

Fifth Series, 2002-current

1 The Older Scots Vowels, by A.J. Aitken, ed. Caroline Macafee ISBN 1897976186 2002
2 The Shorter Poems of Gavin Douglas, ed. Pricilla Bawcutt, 2nd edition ISBN 1897976194 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2003
3 The Prose Works of Sir Gilbert Hay II. The Buke of the Law of Armys, ed. Jonathan A. Glenn ISBN 1897976216 2005
4 David Hume of Godscroft’s The History of the House of Angus I, ed. David Reid ISBN 1897976240 2005
5 David Hume of Godscroft’s The History of the House of Angus II, ed. David Reid ISBN 1897976259 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2005
6 The Poems of Walter Kennedy, ed. Nicole Meier ISBN 1-897976-28-3 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2008
7 Golagros and Gawane, ed. Ralph Hanna ISBN 1-897976-29-1 2008
The Chepman and Myllar Prints: Digitised Facsimiles with introduction, headnote and transcription, ed. Sally Mapstone ISBN 1-897976-30-5 (individual use); 1-897976-31-3 (institutional use) [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2008
8 The Ballad Repertoire of Anna Gordon, Mrs Brown of Falkland, ed. Sigrid Rieuwerts ISBN 9781897976326 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2011
9 Older Scots: A Linguistic Reader, Jeremy J. Smith ISBN 9781897976333 (hb); 9781897976340 (pb) [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2012
10 Archibald Pitcairne, The Phanaticks, ed. John MacQueen ISBN 9781897976357 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2012
11 Shorter Scottish Medieval Romances, ed. Rhiannon Purdie ISBN 9781897976364 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2013
12 Richard Holland, The Buke of the Howlat, ed. Ralph Hanna ISBN 9781897976395 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2013
13 The Maitland Quarto: A New Edition of Cambridge, Magdalene College, Pepys Library MS 1408, ed. Joanna M. Martin ISBN 9781897976401 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2015
14 The Gude and Godlie Ballatis [new edition], ed. Alasdair A. MacDonald ISBN 9781897976418 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2015
15 Duncane Laideus Testament and other Comic Poems in Older Scots, ed. Janet Hadley Williams ISBN 9781897976388 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2016

Fourth Series, 1963-2002

1 The English and Latin Poems of Sir Robert Ayton, ed. Charles B. Gullans 1963
2 The Meroure of Wyssdome by Johannes de Irlandia II, ed. F. Quinn ISBN 0950024570 1965
3 The Shorter Poems of Gavin Douglas, ed. Priscilla Bawcutt REVISED EDITION 1967
3 Hary’s Wallace I, ed. Matthew P. McDiarmid 1968
5 Hary’s Wallace II, ed. Matthew P. McDiarmid   1969
6 The Works of Allan Ramsay IV, ed. A.M. Kinghorn and A. Law ISBN 0950024511 (See 7 and 8 below.) [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1970
7 The Works of Allan Ramsay V, ed. A.M. Kinghorn and A. Law ISBN 095002452X (See 6 above and 7 below.) 1972
8 The Works of Allan Ramsay VI, ed. A.M. Kinghorn and A. Law ISBN 0950024538 (See 6 and 7 above.) 1974
9 Andrew Crawfurd’s Collection of Ballads and Songs I, ed. E.B. Lyle ISBN 0950024546 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1975
10 James Watson’s Choice Collection I, ed. Harriet Harvey Wood ISBN 0950024554 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1977
11 The Complaynt of Scotland, ed. A.M. Stewart ISBN 0950024597 1979
12 Barbour’s Bruce II, ed. Matthew P. McDiarmid and James A. C. Stevenson (Textual and editorial introduction and text of books I-X.) ISBN 1897976003 1980
13 Barbour’s Bruce III, ed. Matthew P. McDiarmid and James A. C. Stevenson (Text of books XI-XX.) ISBN 1897976011 1981
14 Minor Prose Works of King James VI and I, ed. James Craigie ISBN 0950024562 1982
15 Barbour’s Bruce I, ed. Matthew P. McDiarmid and James A. C. Stevenson (Introduction, notes and glossary.) ISBN 189797602X 1985
16 The Buik of King Alexander the Conquerour II, ed. John Cartwright (Lines 1 to 9268.) ISBN 1897976038 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1986
17 Selected Sermons of Zachary Boyd, ed. D.W. Atkinson ISBN 1897976046 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1989
18 The Buik of King Alexander the Conquerour III, ed. John Cartwright (Lines 9269 to end.) ISBN 1897976054 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1990
19 The Meroure of Wyssdome by Johannes de Irlandia III, ed. C. McDonald ISBN 1897976062 (See Second Series 19, Fourth Series 2 above.) 1990
20 James Watson’s Choice Collection II, ed. H. Harvey Wood ISBN 1897976070 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1991
21 The Prose Works of Sir Gilbert Hay III, The Buke of the Ordre of Knychthede and The Buke of the Gouernaunce of Princis, ed. Jonathan A. Glenn ISBN 1897976089 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1993
22 The Deidis of Armorie I, ed. L.A.J.R. Houwen ISBN1897976097 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1994
23 The Deidis of Armorie II, ed. L.A.J.R. Houwen ISBN 1897976100 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1994
24 Andrew Crawfurd’s Collection of Ballads and Songs II, ed. E.B. Lyle ISBN 1897976119 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1996
25 David Hume of Godscroft’s History of the House of Douglas I, ed. D. Reid ISBN 1897976127 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1996
26 David Hume of Godscroft’s History of the House of Douglas II, ed. David Reid ISBN 1897976135 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1996
27 The Buke of the Chess, ed. C. van Buuren ISBN 1897976143 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 1997
28 Alexander Montgomerie: Poems I, ed. David J. Parkinson ISBN 1897976151 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2000
29 Alexander Montgomerie: Poems II, ed. David J. Parkinson ISBN 189797616X [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2000
30 The Song Repertoire of Amelia and Jane Harris, ed. E. Lyle, K. McAlpine, and A. Dhu McLucas ISBN 1897976178 [MORE INFO] [BUY MEMBERS] [BUY NON-MEMBERS] 2002

Third Series, 1929-1956

1 The Works of Sir David Lindsay I, ed. Douglas Hamer [PDF] 1931
2 The Works of Sir David Lindsay II, ed. Douglas Hamer [PDF] 1931
3 The Seuin Seages, by John Rolland, ed. George F. Black [PDF] 1932
4 Miscellany Volume: (1) The Scottish Text Society 1882-1932, by W.B. Menzies. (2) The Sea Law of Scotland, ed. T. Callander Wade. (3) Philotus, ed. Miss A.J. Mill. (4) The Joy of Tears, ed. C. Davis. (5) Robert Wedderburn, Notary and Poet, by W.B. Menzies. (6) The Quare of Jelusy, ed. J.T.T. Brown [PDF] 1933
5 The Bannatyne Manuscript I, ed. W. Tod Ritchie [PDF] 1934
6 The Works of Sir David Lindsay III, ed. Douglas Hamer [PDF] 1934
7 The Works of William Fowler II, ed. Henry W. Meikle (Prose: for verse see Second Series 6 above.) [PDF] 1936
8 The Works of Sir David Lindsay IV, ed. Douglas Hamer [PDF] 1936
9 The Scottish Works of Alexander Ross, ed. Margaret Wattie [PDF] 1938
10 The Chronicles of Scotland: translation by John Bellenden I, ed. Walter Seton, R.W. Chambers and Edith C. Batho [PDF] 1938
11 Ratis Raving and other Early Scots Poems on Morals, ed. R. Girvan [PDF] 1939
12 The Actis and Deidis of Schir William Wallace, 1570. Facsimiles and Fragments of the Early Edition with Introduction by W.A. Craigie [PDF] 1940
13 The Works of William Fowler III, ed. Henry W. Meikle, James Craigie and John Purves [PDF] 1940
14 Thomas Hudson’s Historie of Judith, ed. James Craigie [PDF] 1941
15 The Chronicles of Scotland: translation by John Bellenden II, ed. Walter Seton, R.W. Chambers, Edith C. Batho and H. Winifred Husbands [PDF] 1941
16 The Basilicon Doron of King James VI I, ed. James Craigie [PDF] 1944
17 The Mar Lodge Translation of the History of Scotland I, ed. George Watson [PDF] 1946
18 The Basilicon Doron of King James VI II, ed. James Craigie [PDF] 1943
19 The Works of Allan Ramsay I, ed. Burns Martin and John W. Oliver (Poems: 1721.) 1944
20 The Works of Allan Ramsay II, ed. Burns Martin and John W. Oliver (Poems: 1728.) 1953
21 The Poems of Robert Fergusson I, ed. Matthew P. McDiarmid (Introduction.) 1954
22 The Poems of James VI of Scotland I, ed. James Craigie 1955
23 Devotional Pieces in Verse and Prose, ed. J.A.W. Bennett 1955
24 The Poems of Robert Fergusson II, ed. Matthew P. McDiarmid 1956
25 Virgil’s Aeneid translated by Gavin Douglas II, ed. David. F.C. Coldwell (First volume of text, for I see 30 below.) 1957
26 The Poems of James VI of Scotland II, ed. James Craigie 1958
27 Virgil’s Aeneid translated by Gavin Douglas III, ed. David. F.C. Coldwell (Second volume of text.) 1959
28 Virgil’s Aeneid translated by Gavin Douglas IV, ed. David. F.C. Coldwell (Third volume of text.) 1960
29 The Works of Allan Ramsay III, ed. Alexander M. Kinghorn and Alexander Law 1961
30 Virgil’s Aeneid translated by Gavin Douglas I, ed. David. F.C. Coldwell (Introduction, notes, glossary, etc.) 1956

Second Series, 1910-1930

1 The Kingis Quair, ed. W.W. Skeat (2nd, revised edition) [PDF] 1911
2 Lancelot of the Laik, ed. Margaret Muriel Gray [PDF] 1912
3 The Poetical Works of William Drummond of Hawthornden I, ed. L.E. Kastner [PDF] 1913
4 The Poetical Works of William Drummond of Hawthornden II, ed. L.E. Kastner [PDF] 1913
5 Poems of John Stewart of Baldynneis II, ed. Thomas Crockett (Text: volume I was never published.) [PDF] 1913
6 The Works of William Fowler I, ed. H.W. Meikle [PDF] 1914
7 The Maitland Folio Manuscript I, ed. W.A. Craigie [PDF] 1919
8 The Thre Prestis of Peblis, ed. T.D. Robb [PDF] 1920
9 The Maitland Quarto Manuscript, ed. W.A. Craigie [PDF] 1920
10 Habakkuk Bisset’s Rolment of Courtis I, ed. P.J. Hamilton-Grierson [PDF] 1920
11 The Poetical Works of Sir William Alexander I: The Dramatic Works, ed. L.E. Kastner and H.B. Charlton [PDF] 1921
12 The Buik of Alexander II, ed. R.L. Graeme Ritchie [PDF] 1921
13 Habakkuk Bisset’s Rolment of Courtis II, ed. P.J. Hamilton-Grierson [PDF] 1922
14 The Asloan Manuscript I, ed. W.A. Craigie [PDF] 1923
15 Fergusson’s Scottish Proverbs, ed. Erskine Beveridge [PDF] 1924
16 The Asloan Manuscript II, ed. W.A. Craigie [PDF] 1925
17 The Buik of Alexander I, ed. R.L. Graeme Ritchie [PDF] 1925
18 Habakkuk Bisset’s Rolment of Courtis III, ed. P.J. Hamilton-Grierson [PDF] 1926
19 The Meroure of Wyssdome by Johannes de Irlandia I, ed. Charles Macpherson (For II see Fourth Series 2 below.) [PDF] 1926
20 The Maitland Folio Manuscript II, ed. W.A. Craigie [PDF] 1927
21 The Buik of Alexander III, ed. R.L. Graeme Ritchie [PDF] 1927
22 The Bannatyne Manuscript II, ed. W. Tod Ritchie (For I see Third Series 5 below.) [PDF] 1928
23 The Bannatyne Manuscript III, ed. W. Tod Ritchie [PDF] 1928
24 The Poetical Works of Sir William Alexander II, ed. L.E. Kastner and H.B. Charlton [PDF] 1929
25 The Buik of Alexander IV, ed. R.L. Graeme Ritchie [PDF] 1929
26 The Bannatyne Manuscript IV, ed. W. Tod Ritchie [PDF] 1930

First Series, 1883-1910

1 The Kingis Quair, ed. W. W. Skeat [PDF] 1884
2 The Poems of William Dunbar I, ed. John Small [PDF] 1893
3 The Court of Venus, by John Rolland. 1575, ed. Walter Gregor [PDF] 1884
4 The Poems of William Dunbar II, ed. John Small [PDF] 1893
5 Leslie’s Historie of Scotland I, ed. E.G. Cody [PDF] 1888
6 Schir William Wallace I, ed. James Moir [PDF] 1889
7 Schir William Wallace II, ed. James Moir [PDF] 1889
8 Sir Tristrem, ed. G.P. McNeill [PDF] 1886
9 The Poems of Alexander Montgomerie I, ed. James Cranstoun [PDF] 1887
10 The Poems of Alexander Montgomerie II, ed. James Cranstoun [PDF] 1887
11 The Poems of Alexander Montgomerie III, ed. James Cranstoun [PDF] 1887
12 The Richt Vay to the Kingdome of Heuine by John Gau, ed. A.F. Mitchell [PDF] 1888
13 Legends of the Saints I, ed. W.M. Metcalfe [PDF] 1887
14 Leslie’s History of Scotland II, ed. E.G. Cody [PDF] 1895
15 Niniane Winzet’s Works I, ed. J. King Hewison [PDF] 1888
16 The Poems of William Dunbar III, ed. John Small, Introduction by Æ.J.G. Mackay [PDF] 1893
17 Schir William Wallace III, ed. James Moir [PDF] 1889
18 Legends of the Saints II, ed. W.M. Metcalfe [PDF] 1888
19 Leslie’s History of Scotland  III, ed. E.G. Cody [PDF] 1895
20 Satirical Poems of the Time of the Reformation I, ed. James Cranstoun [PDF] 1889
21 The Poems of William Dunbar IV, ed. John Small [PDF] 1893
22 Niniane Winzet’s Works II, ed. J. King Hewison [PDF] 1890
23 Legends of the Saints III, ed. W.M. Metcalfe [PDF] 1890
24 Satirical Poems of the Time of the Reformation II, ed. James Cranstoun [PDF] 1891
25 Legends of the Saints IV, ed. W.M. Metcalfe [PDF] 1891
26 The Vernacular Writings of George Buchanan, ed. P. Hume Brown [PDF] 1892
27 Scottish Alliterative Poems in Riming Stanzas I, ed. F.J. Amours [PDF] 1897
28 Satirical Poems of the Time of the Reformation III, ed. James Cranstoun [PDF] 1892
29 The Poems of William Dunbar V (Completion of notes and glossary by W. Gregor; appendix by Æ.J.G. Mackay.) [PDF] 1893
30 Satirical Poems of the Time of the Reformation IV, ed. James Cranstoun (Completion of notes, appendix, glossary and index of proper names.) [PDF] 1892
31 Barbour’s Bruce I, ed. W.W. Skeat [PDF] 1894
32 Barbour’s Bruce II, ed. W.W. Skeat [PDF] 1894
33 Barbour’s Bruce III, ed. W.W. Skeat (Introduction) [PDF] 1894
34 Leslie’s History of Scotland IV, ed. E.G. Cody (Completion of text, with notes, glossary, etc. by William Murison.) [PDF] 1895
35 Legends of the Saints V, ed. W.M. Metcalfe (Containing first portion of notes.) [PDF] 1894
36 The Poems of Alexander Scott, ed. James Cranstoun [PDF] 1896
37 Legends of the Saints VI, ed. W.M. Metcalfe [PDF] 1895
38 Scottish Alliterative Poems in Riming Stanzas II, ed. F.J. Amours [PDF] 1897
39 The Gude and Godlie Ballatis, ed. A.F. Mitchell [PDF] 1897
40 The Works of Sir William Mure of Rowallan I, ed. William Tough [PDF] 1898
41 The Works of Sir William Mure of Rowallan II, ed. William Tough [PDF] 1898
42 Lindesay of Pitscottie’s Historie and Cronicles of Scotland I, ed. Æneas J.G. Mackay [PDF] 1899
43 Lindesay of Pitscottie’s Historie and Cronicles of Scotland II, ed. Æneas J.G. Mackay [PDF] 1899
44 Gilbert of the Haye’s Prose MS (1456) I, The Buke of the Lawe of Armys, or Buke of Batailles, ed. J.H. Stevenson [PDF] 1901
45 Catholic Tractates of the Sixteenth Century (1573-1600), ed. Thomas Graves Law [PDF] 1899
46 The New Testament in Scots, translation by Murdoch Nisbet (ca. 1520) I, ed. Thomas Graves Law [PDF] 1901
47 Livy’s History of Rome: translation by John Bellenden (1533) I, ed. W.A. Craigie [PDF] 1901
48 The Poems of Alexander Hume, ed. Alexander Lawson [PDF] 1902
49 The New Testament in Scots, translation by Murdoch Nisbet (ca. 1520) II, ed. Thomas Graves Law [PDF] 1903
50 The Original Chronicle of Andrew of Wyntoun II, ed. F.J. Amours [PDF] 1903
51 Livy’s History of Rome: translation by John Bellenden (1533) II, ed. W.A. Craigie [PDF] 1903
52 The New Testament in Scots, translation by Murdoch Nisbet (ca. 1520) III, ed. Thomas Graves Law [PDF] 1905
53 The Original Chronicle of Andrew of Wyntoun III, ed. F.J. Amours [PDF] 1904
54 The Original Chronicle of Andrew of Wyntoun IV, ed. F.J. Amours [PDF] 1906
55 The Poems of Robert Henryson II, ed. G. Gregory Smith [PDF] 1906
56 The Original Chronicle of Andrew of Wyntoun V, ed. F.J. Amours [PDF] 1907
57 The Original Chronicle of Andrew of Wyntoun VI, ed. F.J. Amours [PDF] 1908
58 The Poems of Robert Henryson III, ed. G. Gregory Smith [PDF] 1908
59 Poems of Alexander Montgomerie and other pieces from Laing MS no. 447, ed. George Stevenson (Supplementary volume to 9, 10, 11 above.) [PDF] 1910
60 Lindesay of Pitscottie’s Historie and Cronicles III, ed. Æneas J.G. Mackay [PDF] 1911
61 A Bibliography of Middle Scots Poets, by William Geddie [PDF] 1912
62 Gilbert of the Haye’s Prose MS (1456) II, The Buke of the Ordre of Knychthede and The Buke of the Governaunce of Princis, ed. J.H. Stevenson [PDF] 1914
63 The Original Chronicle of Andrew of Wyntoun I, ed. F.J. Amours [PDF] 1914
64 The Poems of Robert Henryson I, ed. G. Gregory Smith [PDF] 1914
65 Pieces from the Makculloch and the Gray MSS etc, ed. George Stevenson [PDF] 1918