Item #66924 THE SCOTTISH CHIEFS A ROMANCE. Jane PORTER.
THE SCOTTISH CHIEFS A ROMANCE....

THE SCOTTISH CHIEFS A ROMANCE....

Exeter, (NH): Printed and published by J. & B. Williams, 1827. Three volumes. 14cm. Frontis. 264pp; frontis., 263pp; frontis., 263pp. Full brown leather with gilt tooling and lettering on spine. Rubbed on joints and edges. Porter is considered one of the earliest historical novelist. Her claims of influencing Walter Scott "is mostly wish-fulfilment: Scott himself is reported by Hogg as disappointed with her conception of Wallace." - Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Item #66924

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