Category Archives: Scottish

Sir Walter Scott 1771-1832

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet FRSE FSA Scot was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright and historian. Many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature

Artist/Engraver Henry Raeburn

Size 28 x 22 cm
Price £12.00



James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck 1740-1795

James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck, was a Scottish biographer, diarist, and lawyer, born in Edinburgh. He is best known for his biography of his friend and older contemporary, the English writer Samuel Johnson, which is commonly said to be the greatest biography written in the English language
Artist: Reynolds
Size 9 x 12 cms
Price £14.00


Hugh Blair 1718-1800

Hugh Blair FRSE was a Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician, considered one of the first great theorists of written discourse.
Artist: Raeburn
Size 18 x 21 cms
Price £28.00


James Melvin 1795-1853

Teacher and an eminent Latin scholar, and ‘Latin Exercises as dictated by the late James Melvin, LL.D.’ was published in 1857 (four years after his death in 1853) by the rector of Grantown Grammar School: it was subsequently revised and re-edited by other teachers. He produced a Latin grammar in 1822, of which there were several editions. His library of over 6,000 books (mostly a fine collection of classical and mediaeval Latin literature) was left to Marischal College, Aberdeen.
Artist: Bates
Size 6 x 11.5 cms
Price £14.00


Tobias George Smollett 1721-1771

Scottish poet and author. He was best known for his picaresque novels, such as The Adventures of Roderick Random, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle and The Expedition of Humphry Clinker, which influenced later novelists including Charles Dickens
Artist: T.Cook
Size 9.5 x 15 cms
Price £28.00