Rob Roy, the Celebrated Highland Freebooter; or, Memoirs of the Osbaldistone Family.

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/6428/archive/files/8150a0347f3f8bffefe8277be8da8c92.pdf
Illustration  on title-page of a soldier in Highland dress in <br />
an outdoor scene.

Title

Rob Roy, the Celebrated Highland Freebooter; or, Memoirs of the Osbaldistone Family.

Alternative Title

Memoirs of the Osbaldistone Family.

Creator

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

Publisher

Glasgow: Printed for the Booksellers

Date

1840-1850 per University of Glasgow Union Catalogue of Scottish Chapbooks

Extent

24 pages
16 cm

Identifier

Description

Variant exists without '2' printed at foot of title page and type set slightly differently per University of Glasgow Union Catalogue of Scottish Chapbooks
'2' is printed at the bottom of the title page

Type

fiction

Abstract

This is a  condensed version of Sir Walter Scott's historical novel (part of the Waverly novel series) Rob Roy, which was originally published in 1817. It appears to have been set in 1715, the year of the first Jacobite Rising. 

Subject

Crime
Highlands
Jacobites
Chapbooks - Scotland - Glasgow

Source

Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario

Is Referenced By

University of Glasgow Union Catalogue of Scottish Chapbooks http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/chapbooks/search/

Format

JPEGs and PDF derived from master file, which was scanned from the original book in 24-bit color at 600 dpi in TIFF format using an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner.

Rights

In public domain; For higher quality reproductions, contact Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph. libaspc@uoguelph.ca 519-824-4120, Ext. 53413

Language

English

Contributor

Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Citation

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832, “Rob Roy, the Celebrated Highland Freebooter; or, Memoirs of the Osbaldistone Family.,” Scottish Chapbooks, accessed April 15, 2024, https://scottishchapbooks.lib.uoguelph.ca/items/show/582.

Geolocation

The library is committed to ensuring that members of our user community with disabilities have equal access to our services and resources and that their dignity and independence is always respected. If you encounter a barrier and/or need an alternate format, please fill out our Library Print and Multimedia Alternate-Format Request Form. Contact us if you’d like to provide feedback: lib.a11y@uoguelph.ca