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Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by  Ian Maclaren - Hardcover - 1896 - from Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA] (SKU: 010134)

Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush

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Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush

by Maclaren, Ian

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New York: Dodd, Mead, 1896. Book. Illus. by Clifton Johnson; Alice C. Morse. Very Good. Hardcover. 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.


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Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush
Maclaren, Ian
Clifton Johnson; Alice C. Morse
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Used - Very Good
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Dodd, Mead
Place of Publication
New York
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Building Your Great Collection; One Fine Book at a Time. ----- Blind-Horse-Books is committed to building your collection by finding the best copies of the Rare, the Unusual, and Collectible Modern Literature. Specializing in Travel. Exploration and Geography with an emphasis on mid-19th century Exploration of the Polar Regions and Africa. Additionally, we have a lovely selection of Florida and West Indies items along with a wide-variety of Ephemera items.


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