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Wallace, or the Fight of Falkirk; A metrical Romance


Title: Wallace, or the Fight of Falkirk; A metrical Romance
Author: Margaret Holford
Publisher: T. Cadell & W. Davies, London
Date: 1809


Hardback, Leather Quarter binding, Quarto - 1st Edition 

  • Additional Product Information

    Margaret Holford the younger (1778 - 1852) was an English poet and translator.

    ‘Wallace, or the Fight of Falkirk. A Metrical Romance,’ published in 1809 was considered her most succesful work.

    The Battle of Falkirk took place on 22 July 1298 and was one of the major battles in the First War of Scottish Independence. Led by King Edward I of England, the English army defeated the Scots, led by William Wallace. 

  • Condition Notes

    This is a fine & handsome volume in excellent condition.

    The leather quarter binding with gilt titles is clean and crisp. There is some slight splitting along the spine & board joins but remain strong. Some rub on the leather corners. The marbled papred boards are clean with with only a slight paper loss on rear board.

    The inside pages are bright and clean with natural tanning throughout. There is some light spotting throughout.

    There is an attractive book plate on front endpaper.


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