Tales from "Blackwood" [In twelve volumes]

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




12 v. 17 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Short stories.


I-II. The Glenmutchkin railway, by [W. e.] Aytoun.-Vanderdecken's message home.-The floating beacon.-Colonna the painter.-Napoleon, by J. G. Lockhart.-A legend of Gibraltar, by E. b. Haley.-The iron shroud, by W. Mudford.- Lazaro's legacy, by E. B. Hamley.- A story without a tale.[by W. Maginn]-Faustus and Queen Elizabeth.-How I became a yeoman, by [W. e.] Aytoun.-Devereux hall, by Mrs. [C. A.] Southey.-The metempsychosis, by R. Macnish.- College theatricals.-
(cont.) III-IV. A reading party in the long vacation.-Father Tom and the pope [by Sir S. Ferguson]-La petite Madelaine, by Mrs. [C. A.] Southey.-Bob Durke's duel with Ensign Brady, by W. Maginn.-The headsman: a tale of doom.- The wearyful woman, by J. Galt.- How I stood for the Dreepdaily burghs, by [W. E.] Aytoun.- First and last, by W. Mudford.-The duke's dilemma: a chronicle of Niesenstein.-The old gentleman's teetotum.- "Woe to us when we lose the watery wall."-My college friends; Charles Russell, the gentleman commoner.- The magic lay of the one-horse chay, by J. Hughes.
(cont.) V-VI. Adventures in Texas [abridged from the German of Sealsfield, by F. Hardman]-How we got possession of the tuileries, by [W. E.] Aytoun.-Captain Paton's lament, by J. G. Lockhart.-The village doctor, by [S.] D'Arbouville.-A singular letter from southern Africa, by the Ettrick shepherd [J. Hogg]-my friend the Dutchman, by F. Hartman.-my college friends, no. II: Horace Leicester.-The Emerald studs, by [W. E.] Aytoun.-My college friends, no. III: Mr. W. Wellington Hurst.-Christine: a Dutch story, by F. Hardman.-The man in the bell.
(cont.) VII-VIII. My English acquaintance, by F. Hardman.- The murderer's last night, by T. Doubleday.-Narration of certain uncommon things that did formerly happen to me, Herbert Willis. B. D.-The wags.- The wet wooing: a narrative of '98.- Ben-na-groich.-The surveyor's tale, by [W. E.] Aytoun.-The Forrest-race romance.-Di Vasari: a tale of Florence, by C. Edwards.-Sigismund Gatello.-The boxes.
(cont.) IX-X. Rosaura: a tale of Madrid.-Adventure in the North-west territory.-Harry Bolton's curacy.-The Florida pirate.-The pandour and his princess.-The beauty draught.-Antonio di Carara.-The fatal repast.-The vision of Cagliostro [by W. C. Kent]-The first and last kiss.-The smuggler's leap [by F. Hardman]-The haunted and the haunters.-The duellists.
(cont.) XI-XII. The Natolian story-teller.-The first and last crime.-John Rintoul.-Major Moss [by F. Hardman]-The premier and his wife.-Tickler among the thieves!-The bridegroom of Barna.-The involuntary experimentalist.-Lebrun's lawsuit.-The snowing-up of Strath Lugas.-A few words on social philosophy.


Edinburgh and London, Blackwood


12 v. 17 cm.


Volume I contains volumes 1 and 2. Volume II contains volumes 3 and 4. Volume V contains volumes 9 and 10. Volume VI contains volumes 11 and 12.
Moved from PHI Carriage House to 3rd floor back hall, c. 1992. Moved to Haverhill storage, July, 2007.

Call Number

PHI PZ1.B57 V. I
PHI PZ1.B57 V. V

Variant Title

Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine.