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The Scottish Chiefs  A Romance, Porter, Jane
1 Porter, Jane The Scottish Chiefs A Romance
Hartford Conn Andrus, Judd 1835 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Poor with No dust jacket as issued 
Original 1835 printing. Leather binding loose and cracked. Contents Complete. (needs rebind) This is the full five volumes in three, but bound into one book. Jane Porter (17 January 1776 24 May 1850) was a Scottish historical novelist, dramatist and literary figure. Her work The Scottish Chiefs is seen as one of the earliest historical novels and remains popular. Porter is considered to have "crafted and pioneered many of the narrative tools most commonly associated with both the national tale and the historical novel." Her 1810 work The Scottish Chiefs, about William Wallace, one of the earliest examples of the historical novel, was very successful and the French version was banned by Napoleon). It has remained popular with Scottish children. The Pastor's Fireside (1815) was a story about the later Stuarts. Poor to fair condition as is. ; Five Volumes in Three, Leather Binding, Bound in one Book; 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 79.97 USD
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