London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1885. First edition. The first edition of Stevenson's classic collection of poetry for... Read More about A Child's Garden of Verses
Swansea: Printed for the Author by H. Griffith, and sold by Longman and Co., London, 1825. First edition. A scholarly examination of the Ossian poems and evidence. Read More about The Claims of Ossian, Examined and Appreciates: An Essay on the Scottish and Irish Poems...
Edinburgh: Printed for the Booksellers, 1817. Read More about The Assembly, or, Scotch Reformation; A Comedy. As it was acted by The Persons in the Drama. Done...
Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1828. Seventh edition. The first volume of this free verse poem in a handsome binding. Pollok (1798 - 1827) was a Scottish author, and this is his one book of poetry, an ambitious Miltonic epic of the doom of mankind; it was first issued in 1827. Pollok’s..... Read More about The Course of Time: a Poem, in Ten Books
"Monday" [n.y.]. "we might go ... to see your great Ancestor," i.e. William Wallace. The Scottish historical novelist Porter (1776-1850) writes to a Miss Wallace, in part: "Mr. Hibbert writes to me – 'I was vexed that I could not do more honour the other evening, to your introduction– a...... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("J Porter"), to "My dear Miss Wallace"
Paisley: J. and R. Parlane, 1888. First edition. Read More about Frae the Lyne Valley. Poems and Sketches
Paris: Defer de Maisonneuve, 1790. First edition in French. "a good introduction of Scotland to Frenchmen" First French edition of A Tour through the Highlands of Scotland ... London, 1787."This Scottish philanthropist was for many years a bookseller of eminence in London and devoted the fortune he acquired in his..... Read More about Voyage dans les Montagnes de l'Ecosse et dans les Iles d'Hébrides, fait en 1786 ... Traduit de...
Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne and Company for William Blackwood, Edinburgh: and T. Cadell, Strand, London, 1826. Second edition of the first two Letters, First edition of the Third Letter. “change every thing in Scotland to an English model”. “In this series of ‘Letters’ defending the issuance of Scottish banknotes..... Read More about A Letter to the Editor of the Edinburgh Weekly Journal from Malachi Malagrowther, Esq. on the...
n.p: 26 April, [1828. Written relatively late in Scott's life (he would die at the age of 61 in 1832), Scott was furiously writing himself out of debt after being publicly ruined after the financial crash of the Ballantyne printing business, in which he was heavily invested. Read More about Autograph note signed in the third person, April 26, , regretting that he cannot attend an...
Edinburgh: 18th September 1830. Cadell was Walter Scott's longtime publisher, first in partnership with Archibald Constable, and later on his own, most notably producing an edition of the Waverly novels with illustrations by J.M.W. Turner. Read More about Check signed ("Walter Scott'), in the amount of £12, to Robert Cadell Esq Bookseller
Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co, 1820. First edition. vol 1 only 2/17. Read More about Kenilworth: A Novel
Edinburgh: Printed for and sold by John Ballantyne and Co., Also Longmans and Co., William MIller White and Co., London, 1811. Second Edition, First Impression. The second edition with pages -164 containing hitherto uncollected material not in the First Edtion. The first and second signatures on different paper, with the..... Read More about The Vision of Don Roderick
Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, v.d [ca.1850s]. ONE HUNDRED VOLUMES. Read More about Works, Including: The Waverley Novels in 48 Volumes (1853); The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir...
Edinburgh: vd. 2. Tales of My Landlord, Second Series. 4 volumes. Edinburgh: Constable, 18183. Tales of My Landlord, Third Series, collected and Arranged by Jedeiah Cleisbotham, 4 volumes. Edinburgh printed for Archibald Constable, 18194.Tales of My Landlord, Fourth and Last Series, Collected and Arranged by Jedediah Cleisbotham. 4 volumes Edinburgh;..... Read More about Collection of Early Editions including Tales of My Landlord, Fourth Edition 1818
Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co.…and Hurst, Robinson, and Co.,…London, 1820. First Edition, with half titles. Interesting note Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy lived as Ambassador to the Court of St. James from 1938 to 1940 at 14 Prince's GardenAll Points in Volume I are correct: pagination ends on p...... Read More about Ivanhoe
Edinburgh: Archibald Consatble, 1821-1826. First editions. Read More about Kenilworth, A Romance (3 volumes), 1821; Peveril of the Peak (4 Volumes), 1822; The Fortunes of...
np: [ca.1824]. Scott's biographical sketches were first published as prefaces to Ballantynes Novelist's Library (1821-4, 10 vols.). Robert Bage's novels Mount Henneth (1781), Barham Downs (1784), and James Wallace (1792) were published in vol. IX, 1824.Reading in part: "[Bage's] whole efforts are turned to the development of human character and..... Read More about Manuscript fragment of biographical portrait of English novelist Robert Bage (1730-1801
Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co, 1822. First edition, with half titles. First state, with “their” at the end of line 20 on p. 17, Vol. II. Read More about The Pirate
Edinburgh: James Ballantyne, 1826. First edition, first state, without half-titles. With the contemporary signature of Mich. Susan Becher May 1826 on each tile-page. Read More about Woodstock; or, The Cavalier. A Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred and Fifty-one. By the author of...
London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1944. Copy number 12 from a deluxe edition of 50 specially bound copies. Read More about Harriet & Mary, being the relations between Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harriet Shelley, Mary...
Philadelphia: Published by A. Tower [J. H. Cunningham, printer], 1828. Read More about The Lady of the Lake; A Poem
Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co [Printed by James Ballantyne and Co], 1824. First edition. Read More about St. Ronan's Well
New York: J. & J. Harper, 1830. First American edition. Read More about The Doom of Devorgoil. A Melo-drama. Auchindrane; or, The Ayreshire Tragedy
Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne & Co. for Archibald Constable…, 1815. First Edition, with half-title. Read More about The Field of Waterloo; a Poem
Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne for Longman, Hurst…, 1815. Third Edition. Read More about Guy Mannering; or, The Astrologer. By the Author of “Waverley”
Philadelphia: M. Carey, July 12, 1813. First American edition. Read More about Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisiting of Historical and Romantic Ballads, Collected in...