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Rough recollections of rambles, abroad and at home

CAMPBELL, Calder

Published by Thomas Cautley, London, 1847
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Rebound in green cloth. Flowers have been pressed between some pages of Vol. II, faint library stamps, interior excellent. First and only edition of a collection of stories, varying from the romantic to the dramatic to the comical, set in India and Scotland. Rare; OCLC locates only 3 copies in America (NYPL, Yale, Library Company of Philadelphia).Campbell (1798-1857), son of a presbyterian minister, was born in Scotland in 1798. In 1817 he obtained a cadetship in the East India Company's service. He served in the Burmese war of 1826-1827, for which he received the Indian war-medal, and was subsequently promoted to major. Campbell, who was described by the "Athenæum" as "a graceful writer of the minor prose and poetry of his time, and a kind-hearted scholar and gentleman," was author of this and another half dozen works of fiction and poetry, and contributed to a number of literary journals. Bookseller Inventory # 15145

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Title: Rough recollections of rambles, abroad and ...

Publisher: Thomas Cautley, London

Publication Date: 1847

Edition: FIRST AND ONLY EDITION.

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