BOG-MYRTLE AND PEAT: BEING TALES, CHIEFLY OF GALLOWAY, GATHERED FROM THE YEARS MDCCCLXXXIX -- MDCCCXCV. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. Octavo, original decorated green cloth stamped in dark green, lavender and gold, yellow coated endpapers. First U.S. edition. Scottish regional short fiction, grouped into several categories: Adventures, Intimacies, Histories, Idylls, Tales of the Kirk and In Praise of Galloway. The book opens and closes with ballads by Andrew Lang. A collection of "idyllic rustic tales and sketches 'in praise of Galloway.'" - Sutherland, Victorian Fiction, p. 162. Faint 19 mm scratch on rear cover, else a near fine copy. (#119577).

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