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1891 A Mystical Historical Romance of Forfarshire : Alexander Lowson : Witches : Murder :Smuggling : Superstitions Folklore

1891 A Mystical Historical Romance of Forfarshire : Alexander Lowson : Witches : Murder :Smuggling : Superstitions Folklore

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A Mystical Historical Romance of Forfarshire

By Alexander Lowson

Published by Thomas D Morison, Glasgow, 1890. First Edition . Hardcover. 8vo, decorative cloth binding, xii + 303 pages including detailed appendices.

An very intreresting local history book by a Scottish folklorist, set in Forfar in the early 1700s, that presents "a record of murder, witchcraft, and lawless smuggling." It was the author's intent to "paint a vivid and true picture in all its weird marvellousness, of the period when Scotland was overshadowed by the belief in witchcraft and kindred superstitions.

CONDITION
A good first edition. The cloth binding is good with no tears or splits. Endpapers good. Bookplate to inside front board. All contents present and pages good throughout. Overall a good first edition.
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