‘Wizard Peter’ by Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe (Edinburgh, 1834), with notes and corrections by the author, and a presentation inscription to James Gibson Craig on the half title-page. Edit




  • 1832-1834. (Creation)


  • 22 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    There are several manuscript insertions, including Charles Sharpe's draft of five verses, written on the back of a letter, 1832, from the printseller Hugh Paton (folio 2), and explanatory notes and variant readings by James Gibson Craig (folio 3).

  • Custodial History

    Contains the bookplate of Alexander McGrigor.

  • Arrangement

    32 pages + 6 folios.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1963.

  • Bibliography

    The volume was part of number 181 in the ‘Catalogue of autograph letters, manuscripts, books... [of] Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe...’ (Edinburgh, 1893).

    The printed book cited in the title of this description has been described in full in the catalogue of printed books. A link to the description is included under 'External Documents'.

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