Publisher: London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817.
Edition: Second edition, published the same year as the first.
Bibliographical References: Cf. Garside, Raven & Schöwerling 1817: 49 & Wolff 5606.
Condition: Edges just slightly rubbed; fine, handsome copy.
Book ID: 22619
Description4 vols, 8vo, contemporary smooth tan calf, olive morocco labels, gilt decorations and lettering. Half-titles, four pages of publisher's terminal ads in volume 3 and final blank in volume 4 present.
Comments¶ A historical romance that begins in Lindisfarne shortly after the first Jacobite uprising. Porter’s popular novels served as one of the models for the historical form, inspiring such better-known practitioners as Sir Walter Scott. Contemporary ink signature of Hannah Ann Maxwell on each title-page. Maxwell of Polloc bookplate on the front paste-downs.