Paris: Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme
Second Edition; Published Date: 1807; First Published: 1806
180 x 120 mm (7 x 5 inches) - 216pp, 280pp, 224pp.
G : in Good condition without dust jacket. One volume lacking red leather title panel to spine. Outer hinges splitting. Occasional light foxing within.
Anne Macvicar Grant was born in Glasgow on 21 February 1755. After an upbringing in America she married James Grant, a minister, in 1779, and accompanied him to his Highland parish of Laggan. When he died in 1800 Anne decided to supplement her income by writing and in 1803 published by subscription a collection of poems, mainly on Highland subjects. In 1803 she published selections of her correspondence from her time in the highlands. The book, Letters from the Mountains, was a major success, going into four editions within two years, perhaps in part because its lyrical passages describing Highland scenery
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