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The Hills of Home with the Pentland Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson: An Old Scotch Gardener; The Manse; A Pastoral and The Pentland Rising

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Title:The Hills of Home with the Pentland Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson: An Old Scotch Gardener; The Manse; A Pastoral and The Pentland Rising
Price:GBP£20.00 (about USD$25.00)
Book ID:B009-3941
Quantity:1
Publisher:T. N. Foulis Ltd, Edinburgh, 1913
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
T. N. Foulis Ltd, 1913, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Lists of contents & illustrations to the front; colour frontis of R. L. Stevenson & 7 further tissue-guarded, tipped-in illustrations. Former Glasgow Cathedral minister Rev. Dr. Lauchlan Maclean Watt was a prolific author in prose and verse, on folk-lore, history and antiquities, especially Celtic and Gaelic as well as aspects of religion, literature and the life of a soldier. In 'The Hills of Home' he writes about the Scottish landscape & its influence on the Scottish mind & soul especially in the literature of Scottish writers such as Sir Walter Scott & Robert Louis Stevenson. Stevenson's essays include 'The Pentland Rising' the subject of which is a little known Covenanter rebellion culminating with their rout at Rullion Green in the Pentlands. At the back are 9 pages of publisher's titles. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 260 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's signature in ink to fep.. Deckled outer & bottom edges (rough cut). Top edge gilt in good condition. Gilt titles spine & front. brown cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature & Literary; Scottish Literature; Scottish History; Pentlands; Scotland; Essays & Literary Criticism. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3941.
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