Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush [with Dust Jacket]

By: Maclaren, Ian

Price: $285.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Edition. 8vo; xv, 326 pages. Frontispiece, engraved title page. Illustrated throughout with photogravures and line drawings in text. Original green cloth, elaborately decorated on the upper board and spine in pale green and gilt, top edge gilt, in the publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper.

Boards Designed by Alice C. Morse

The 83 b/w photos are the work of Clifton Johnson taken in Logiealmond (Drumtochty) region of 19th century Scotland and its people: [Publishers' Note] The photos enhance this well-received book of Scottish life.

Rev. John Watson (1850 - 1907), known by his pen name Ian Maclaren, was a Scottish author and theologian. Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush was his first published work and achieved extraordinary popularity, selling more than 700,000 copies. [Wiki]

Also the basis for the Paramount Picture film starring Donald Crisp and Mary Glynne in 1921. The film is considered lost. Alfred Hitchcock is credited as a title designer. [Wiki] ---- Ref. Minsky

Title: Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush [with Dust Jacket]

Author Name: Maclaren, Ian

Illustrator: Clifton Johnson; Alice C. Morse

Categories: 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS,

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead: 1896

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 010134