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Reid 4906. A book of 190 pages in card and textile binding, entitled: "Altrive Tales Collected Among the Peasantry of Scotland, and from Foreign Adventures. by the Ettrick Shepherd."
Lettered below the title, "With illustrations by George Cruikshank. Vol 1. London: James Cochrane and Co, 11 Waterloo Place, Pall Mall. 1832."
Frontispiece illustration, bound opposite the title page, a bust length etched portrait of "The Ettrick Shepherd (Aged 60)." (James Hogg.) Beneath the portrait, Charles Fox pinxt, WC Edwards Sculpt. At the foot of the page: "London Published by James Cochrane 7 Co 1832.
With one illustration by George Cruikshank, described by GW Reid as follows:
Reid 1567. "Captain Lochy in the barber's dress" frightening the ladies, who fled wildly taking him for the poor man's ghost. Lettered at the foot of the page, "London Published by Cochrane & Co 1832."
Letterpress book with etched illustrations
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Height: 171 millimetres
Width: 103 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Only one volume published.
Also sold by Bell and Bradfute Edinburgh; John Smith and Son, Glasgow; W.F. Wakeman Dublin.
For a watercolour portrait of Hogg by Fox, see The National Portrait Gallery, collection number 426.
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