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The "Wizard of the North" is Sir Walter Scott, and these tales are based on Scott's novels, Waverley, Rob Roy, The Antiquary and Guy Mannering. "Written for the sake of "four children who would not read Scott" with interludes, in which children in his other books, for instance, Sir Toady Lyon, listen to Scott's tales and comment on them quite bluntly.
Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1859 – 1914), who published under the name "S. R. Crockett", was a Scottish novelist. Part of the Kailyard school of sentimental, homey writing. Crockett made considerable sums of money from his writing and was a friend and correspondent of R. L. Stevenson. [wiki]
First Edition, First Printing. American. Illustrated with 16 Tissue-guarded full-color plates by Simon Harmon Vedder. Dark Green cloth covered boards. Stamped geometric design of a kaleidoscope scene in three colors. Titles in gilt. Top edge gilt, others rough-cut. Light wear to corners and spine tips, some minor restoration.Bindings square and tight.
Title: Red Cap Tales. Stolen From The Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North.
Illustrator: 16 Tissue-guarded full color plates by Vedder.
Edition: First Edition, First Printing. American.
Publisher: New York:, The MacMillan Company,: 1904.
lb: 3.00 lb
Seller ID: 004676