|Author||Spence, Elizabeth Isabella|
|Title||Sketches of the Present Manners, Customs, and Scenery of Scotland, with Incidental Remarks on the Scottish Character. By Elizabeth Isabella Spence, Author of Summer Excursions—The Nobility of the Heart—The Wedding Day, &c. The Second Edition. In Two Volumes.|
|Publisher’s imprint||London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row. 1811.|
|Printer’s colophon||E. Blackader, Printer, Took’s Court, Chancery-Lane, London.|
|Format||12o; 2 vols: pp. xxi. [vi.] 216. 11(I), [vi.] 266 (II)|
|Sources||Mitchell 302; NSTC S3264|
|Copy inspected||Google NYPL|
1) T.p. epigraph: [O Caledonia! stern and wild, / Laud of brown heath, and shaggy wood, / Land of the mountain and the flood. Lay of the Last Minstrel.]; from Walter Scott, The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805), canto 6, st. 2. [O nature! a’ thy shews an’ forms, / To feeling, pensive hearts hae charms. Burns.]; from Robert Burns, 'To W. Simpson, Ochiltree' (1785), ll. 55-56.
2) Editions: 1811(2nd); no 1st edn located.
3) Reviews: Anti-Jacobin Rev. 39.159 (Aug. 1811): 384-89; British Critic 37 (Aug. 1811): 192-94; Critical Rev. 23.4 (Aug. 1811): 381-86; Gentleman's Mag. (Jan. 1813): 51-54; Monthly Rev. 71 (July 1813): 264-75 [2nd ed.].
|BTW record no.||BTW1167|