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THE ENTAIL or The Lairds of Grippy...

Edition: First printing

Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1823. Three volumes, published anonymously. 18 cm, contemporary half dark blue sheep and marbled boards, spines lettered ruled in gilt, sprinkled page edges. pp (4), 321, (322, ad); (2), 333; (2), 304. Bound without the half-titles. Wolff 2391; not in Sadleir. Rubbing to spine ends, joints, and outer corners neatly touched up; very small chips at heads of spines; some flaking to gilt spine rules; rubbing to the boards; a VG clean and tight copy otherwise, text fresh. With the striking armorial bookplates of Johannis [John] Etherington Welch Rolls. The story of a disastrous disinheritance of a son by his father, one of the best known works of the prolific Scottish novelist.. "(Galt] wrote three admirable studies of country life in Scotland by which he deserves to be remembered: The Ayrshire Legatees, Annals of the Parish, and The Entail" (Oxford Companion to English Literature). "John Etherington Welch Rolls (4 May 1807 - 27 May 1870) was a High Sheriff of Monmouthshire, art collector, Deputy and Justice of the Peace. Rolls was President of, and co-founded the Monmouth Show." - Wikipedia. ; 12mo

Book ID: 50653
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