Refutation of the Mistatements and Calumnies Contained in Mr Lockhart's Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart Respecting the Messrs Ballantyne (1838): Together with the Ballantyne-Humbug Handled in a Letter to Sir Adam Fergusson, and Reply to Mr Lockhart's Pamphlet - Scottelanea: The People and Places of Walter Scott (Paperback)James Ballantyne (author), John Gibson Lockhart (author)
Paperback 456 Pages / Published: 19/07/2013
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The first (seven-volume) edition of the Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, written by his son-in-law J.D. Lockhart and published in 1837, was flawed. Before a revised edition appeared in 1839, the Ballantyne family issued a pamphlet refuting the accuracy of the circumstances surrounding the failure of their joint business. This prompted an immediate answer from Lockhart, which in turn was answered by the Ballantynes - with fascinating detailed Company Accounts to support their position. All three pamphlets are brought together in this volume.
Publisher: Zeticula Ltd
Number of pages: 456
Weight: 606 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm
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