The Scottish Chiefs A Romance

By: Porter, Jane Miss

Price: $199.97

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


An Original 1835 printing, not a rebind or reprint. Leather boards with gilt print and design, professionally refurbished and binding is tight and contents very clean. All the books within the one volume have complete contents. This is the full five volumes in three bound into one book. Book one complete with image (engraving by scheyer of N.Y.) of Wm. Wallace and title page and includes preface thru pg. 240 with notes. Vol 2 also begins with an engraving by Scheyer of N.Y. of man carrying women. Complete with title page and 238 pages including notes, Volume 3 has 246 pages including notes. Miss Jane Porter (17 January 1776 – 24 May 1850) was a Scottish historical novelist, dramatist and literary figure. 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. Book is 6 inches tall, 3.75 inch wide, and 2.5 inches thick. Very good condition, but leather binding shows some cracking. Rare in this condition. ; Five Volumes in Three, Leather Binding, Bound in one Book; 24mo 5" - 6" tall

Book Title: The Scottish Chiefs A Romance

Author Name: Porter, Jane Miss

Categories: Scotland,

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Publisher: Hartford Conn, Andrus, Judd: 1835

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID or SKU: 61534

Keywords: Scotland Novel Jane Porter Historical Fiction,