Bog-Myrtle & Peat, being tales, chiefly of Galloway, Gathered from the Years

By: Crockett, S.R.

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


Original 1895 hardback, not a reprint. Green decorative cover with gold print and design. Dust has chips around the edges and shows browning. Dust now in mylar protective cover. "Samuel Rutherford Crockett (24 September 1859 – 16 April 1914), who published under the name "S. R. Crockett", was a Scottish novelist. He was born at Duchrae, Balmaghie, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 24 September 1859, the illegitimate son of dairymaid Annie Crocket. He was raised on his grandfather's Galloway farm, won a bursary to Edinburgh University in 1876,and graduated from there during 1879. After some years of travel, he became in 1886 minister of Penicuik. During that year he produced his first publication, Dulce Cor (Latin: Sweet Heart), a collection of verse under the pseudonym Ford Brereton. He eventually abandoned the Free Church ministry for full-time novel-writing in 1895.(Wiki); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 389 pages

Book Title: Bog-Myrtle & Peat, being tales, chiefly of Galloway, Gathered from the Years

Author Name: Crockett, S.R.

Categories: Novel,

Edition: First Edition; First Impression

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1895

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket

Seller ID or SKU: 61960

Keywords: FICTION Romance Folklore History,