Rothelan; A Romance of the English Histories. By the author of Annals of the Parish, Ringan Gilhaize, The Spaewife, &c.

  • [Galt, John]
  • Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd 1824


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FIRST EDITION, 3 vols, 12mo, pp. [vi], 299, [1]; [ii], 309, [1]; [ii], 314. Contemporary half calf, blue marbled boards, spines divided by raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco labels, edges sprinkled in red. Lightly foxed. Spine leather dry and slightly discoloured in places.


Volume three also contains 'The Quarantine; or, Tales from Lazaretto,' with a separate title page. There is an advertisement leaf in the first volume announcing its presence, 'the manuscript of Rothelan not proving sufficient to fill three volumes.' Rothelan was Galt's 4th three-volume novel in a two year period; he would publish his next in 1830.

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