1905-23 Gilian The Dreamer, His Fancy His Love Fancy Farm Jaunty Jock and Other Stories Doom Castle a Romance The Lost Pibroch & Other Sheiling Stories Children of Tempest a Tale of the Outer Isles The Daft Days The Shoes of Fortune The New Road
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Illustrated, Leather Binding, Signed Binding
In nine volumes. In a signed binding by Ramage in London. A collection of novels and short stories by the Scottish author Neil Munro. Containing; 'Gilian The Dreamer, His Fancy His Love', published in 1923. This novel is set in Inverary during a time of social change after the Napoleonic Wars. 'Fancy Farm', published in 1910. This novel is a satire about the political philosophy of its protagonist. 'Jaunty Jock and Other Stories', published in 1919. 'Doom Castle a Romance', published in 1923. This novel is set around the Jacobite rising of 1745. 'The Lost Pibroch & Other Sheiling Stories', published in 1919. 'Children of Tempest a Tale of the Outer Isles', published in 1923. This novel deals with the Loch Arkaig treasure. 'The Daft Days', published in 1923. This novel is about an orphaned American girl who come to a small village in Scotland to live with relatives. 'The Shoes of Fortune', published in 1905. Illustrated by A. S. Boyd with a frontispiece and seven plates. This novel is about the death throes of the Jacobite movement, and is set in Scotland and France. Collated, complete. 'The New Road', published in 1923. This novel is a historical novel set in the Highlands, following Aeneas Macmaster who is travelling north to investigate the disappearance of his father. Munro was a critic, editor, and journalist, and is now best remembered for his collections of humorous short stories, which he wrote under the pseudonym Hugh Foulis. He initially found success writing historical novels, mostly set in the Highlands.
In a half crushed morocco binding with cloth to the boards, a signed binding by Ramage in London. Externally, in a lovely condition with very little shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean.
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