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 a little rubbed; a couple of hinges just starting; very good copy, in a handsome binding, from the personal collection of Michael Papantonio.
Book ID: 22619
Description4 vols, 8vo, contemporary smooth tan calf, olive morocco labels, gilt decorations and lettering. With half-titles, four pages of publisher's terminal ads in volume 3 and final blank in volume 4.
Comments¶ An 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.