Bog-Myrtle and Peat
Place Published: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
Date Published: 1895
Edition: First American edition
Book Id: 38425
389; pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Pale green cloth over boards with gilt lettering and decorative green and light purple floral ornamentation. Yellow endpapers. Twelve pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Very good. The extremities are mildly darkened and soiled, and the spine is slanted. Light bumping and rubbing along the edges of the spine and covers. The underlying boards are revealed at the top fore edge corner of the front cover. There is a bookseller's small stamp on the bottom edge of the front free endsheet. The pages are tanned. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle.
Thirty-nine Scottish regional stories, two of them ghost stories. The book opens and closes with ballads by Andrew Lang.