John Brown FRSE FRCPE (22 September 1810 – 11 May 1882) was a Scottish physician and essayist best known for his three-volume collection Horae Subsecivae (Leisure Hours, 1858), which included essays and papers on art, medical history and biography. Of the first, his dog story "Rab and his Friends" (1859), and his essays "Pet Marjorie" (1863), on Marjorie Fleming, the ten-year-old prodigy and alleged "pet" of Walter Scott, "Our Dogs", "Minchmoor", and "The Enterkine" are best known.
Manuscript letter from Brown’s son, also John Brown, to Joseph Inglis, dated 19 February 1898, thanking him for his assistance, and noting that sales of the new edition have reached 1857 copies.
Author John Brown
Binding Handsome half-calf over marbled boards with marbled endpapers; minor wear to corners.
Publisher London: Adam and Charles Black.
Pages New edition in three volumes.
Offered by Westfield Books