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Letters from the North Highlands

Published 1817
Author Spence, Elizabeth Isabella
Title Letters from the North Highlands, during the Summer 1816. By Elizabeth Isabella Spence, Author of “A Caledonian Excursion,” &c. &c..
Publisher’s imprint London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row. 1817.
Printer’s colophon E. Blackader, Typ. Took’s Court, Chancery Lane.
Format 8o; 1 vol.: pp. [1]. [v]-xii. 352
Sources CHLS; Corvey; NSTC 2S33537
Copy inspected Google Oxford
  1. T.p. epigraph: [“......... Led by smiling Hope, an inmate lov’d, / I strive wild nature’s image to recall, / And all her glowing colours to portray.” Cririe.]; from James Cririe, Scottish Scenery: or, Sketches in Verse (1803), ‘Edinburgh to Queensferry’, ll. 21-23.

  2. Dedicated ‘To His Grace The Duke of Gordon’ [Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon (1743-1827)].

  3. Reviews: Literary Gaz., no. 21 (14 June 1817): 324-25; British Critic 7 n.s. (May 1817): 465-71; Gentleman's Mag. (May 1817): 429-31; Blackwood's Edinburgh Mag. 3 (July 1818): 428-38 ['Miss Spence and the Bagman']; Eclectic Rev. 11 (May 1819): 479-80.

  4. Full text links: Google

Genre Narrative letters
BTW record no. BTW1168
Region Scotland

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