GORDON, Mrs. [Mary]. Christopher North A Memoir of John Wilson. Compiled From Family Papers and Other Sources By His Daughter MRS. GORDON.
2 volumes, Frontispiece to volume 1.
Interior: Pages age toned, occasional spotting, text block splitting in places
Exterior: Publisher’s blue, pictorial cloth, gilt. Corners bumped, some wear.
PROVENANCE: John F. Patrick (armorial bookplate to front paste-downs).
John Wilson (1785-1854) was a Scottish advocate, literary critic and author, he frequently identified with the pseudonym Christopher North. He was born in Paisley and was the son of a wealthy gauze manufacturer. Wilson was a prolific contributor to Edinburgh’s Blackwood Magazine, mainly between the years of 1825 and 1835. (Chisholm 1911 694).
8vo. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1862.
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