First published in 1813 The Queen’s Wake consists of an Introduction, three Nights, and a Conclusion, totalling over five thousand lines, and there are also authorial notes. The poem presents the contributions, in various metres, of a series of Scottish bards to a competition organised by Mary, Queen of Scots on her arrival in Scotland from France in 1561. This 1814 third edition copy places history in your hands. Title: The Queen's Wake : A Legendary Poem by James Hogg Publisher: James Bullantyne & Co, Edinburgh Publication Date: 1814 - Third edition Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Good for age, foxing to pages, spine edges and cover corners rubbed. Octavo format, 362 pages. Contemporary binding of half calf over marbled sides, the spine with raised bands, gilt ruling and lettering, some loses and rubbed outer edges. £39.95 including postage to U.K. zone 1 addresses. For postage costs to addresses outside U.K. zone 1 and overseas postage please enquire prior to placing your order thank you.
The Queen's Wake : A Legendary Poem by James Hogg - Published 1814