Publisher: Edinburgh: John Menzies; London, D. Bogue, 1844.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Wolff 221, whose copy - though a presentation copy - was also rebound.
Condition: Edges rubbed; front hinge starting; some foxing, particularly to the plates; very good copy.
Book ID: 22943
Description8vo, later dark green half calf, marbled paper sides, red calf label, gilt rules and lettering. 13 plates and several vignettes in the text.
CommentsOne of two popular Scottish novels by James Ballantine (1807-1877), a famous Edinburgh designer and maker of stained glass as well as a novelist and poet. See the DNB online.