THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND LETTERS OF MRS. O.W.OLIPHANT ... with two portraits.
NY: Dodd, Mead, 1899. First US Edn 8vo, Pp. 451. uncut and mostly unopened. Bound in 3/4 morocco and marble boards, raised bands and teg. (Item ID: 8063)
Margaret O. Wilson Oliphant (1828-1897) was a Scottish novelist and historical writer of over 120 separate works. She lived in Liverpool and then London. She became a professional writer to support her family and has often been compared to Eliot and Trollope.