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Chronicles of the Canongate

Author: Walter Scott; Cadell and Co.,; Simpkin and Marshall,; James Ballantyne and Co.,
Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed for Cadell and Co. ; London : Simpkin and Marshall, Edinburgh : Printed by Ballantyne & Co. 1827.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comprised of two short stories 'The Highland Widow' and 'The Two Drovers' and a novella 'The Surgeon's Daughter', this is Scott's only collection of shorter fiction. Each story is set in the second half of the eighteenth century and deals with the exodus of Scots from their post-Union, post-Culloden homeland to seek fortune elsewhere.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Publishers' advertisements
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832.
Chronicles of the Canongate.
Edinburgh, Printed for Cadell and Co.; [etc.] 1827
(OCoLC)819028192
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Scott; Cadell and Co.,; Simpkin and Marshall,; James Ballantyne and Co.,
OCLC Number: 1328813
Notes: "In two volumes."
First edition of the first series.
The introduction, in which the authorship of the Waverley novels is acknowledged, has printed : "Walter Scott"; place and date: "Abbotsford, October 1, 1827."
Includes publisher's advertisements at end of volume 2, pages 1-8.
Description: 2 volumes (xxviii, 351 pages ; 374, 8 pages) ; 19 cm
Contents: V. 1. The Highland widow. The two drovers --
v. 2. The surgeon's daughter.
Responsibility: by the author of "Waverley," &c.

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Comprised of two short stories 'The Highland Widow' and 'The Two Drovers' and a novella 'The Surgeon's Daughter', this is Scott's only collection of shorter fiction. Each story is set in the second half of the eighteenth century and deals with the exodus of Scots from their post-Union, post-Culloden homeland to seek fortune elsewhere.

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