340 – Piping for Boys by J Percy Sturrock

An update by Geoff Hore 2008-2015.  The writing in black font is from A Bibliography of Bagpipe Music. The update comments are in blue font.


I      1909

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p [I], title; p [3], index; pp [5], 6-7, preface; p 9, ‘The chanter’; pp 10-31, lessons I-XVI; p [32], advertisement.

  • Bodleian library, Oxford.* Boards. One fly-leaf at each end. 8.3 x 6.5”.
  • The Author’s Collection.  Given to the writer by Donald Bain in 1995. He received it from Willie Reid, Glasgow 1968.

II      1911

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pp [1-5], 6-31, [32], as I above.

  • Public Library, New York* Library binding. 7.8x 6.3″. Replacement of an earlier copy which was lost.
  • Central Public Library, Edinburgh. Mitchell Library, Glasgow.
  • The Author’s Collection.

1911 is the date given by Askew, who was apparently unaware of the previous edition.

Unicorn Limited Inc in USA offers a reproduction of the 1st edition on CD. See www.scotpress.com.


  • Rev 00.

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