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Sketches of the Present Manners, Customs, and Scenery of Scotland

Published 1811
Author Spence, Elizabeth Isabella
Title Sketches of the Present Manners, Customs, and Scenery of Scotland, with Incidental Remarks on the Scottish Character. By Elizabeth Isabella Spence, Author of Summer Excursions—The Nobility of the Heart—The Wedding Day, &c. The Second Edition. In Two Volumes.
Publisher’s imprint London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row. 1811.
Printer’s colophon E. Blackader, Printer, Took’s Court, Chancery-Lane, London.
Format 12o; 2 vols: pp. xxi. [vi.] 216. 11(I), [vi.] 266 [4](II)
Sources Mitchell 302; NSTC S3264
Copy inspected Google NYPL
  1. T.p. epigraph: [O Caledonia! stern and wild, / Laud of brown heath, and shaggy wood, / Land of the mountain and the flood. Lay of the Last Minstrel.]; from Walter Scott, The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805), canto 6, st. 2. [O nature! a’ thy shews an’ forms, / To feeling, pensive hearts hae charms. Burns.]; from Robert Burns, 'To W. Simpson, Ochiltree' (1785), ll. 55-56.

  2. Editions: 1811(2nd); no 1st edn located.

  3. Reviews: Anti-Jacobin Rev. 39.159 (Aug. 1811): 384-89; British Critic 37 (Aug. 1811): 192-94; Critical Rev. 23.4 (Aug. 1811): 381-86; Gentleman's Mag. (Jan. 1813): 51-54; Monthly Rev. 71 (July 1813): 264-75 [2nd ed.].

  4. Full text links: Google (2nd edn) vol. 1, vol. 2

Genre Narrative letters
BTW record no. BTW1167
Region Scotland

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