Annals of The Parish; or the Chronicle of Dalmailing; During The Ministry of The Rev. Micah Balwhidder. Written by Himself. Arranged and Edited by the Author of “The Ayrshire Legatees” & c.

  • [Galt, John]
  • Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood 1821


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FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, 12mo, pp. [iv], 400, 2 (ads). Near-contemporary half black calf, marbled boards, spine divided by double gilt rules and lettered in gilt direct, edges sprinkled red. Some spotting and scattered toning. Somewhat rubbed, light wear to extremities. Half-title inscribed ‘From the Author’, ownership inscription of to flyleaf.


The first edition of Scottish novelist John Galt's best-remembered work, which reached a second edition the following year. This copy has a presentation inscription, probably secretarial, to the half-title.

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