1884 Thaddeus Of Warsaw By Jane Porter Antique Book For Sale
This is an 1874 printing of the novel "Thaddeus of Warsaw" by Miss Jane Porter. This novel holds great significance in the literary milieu, as it was one of the first historical novels ever written. The first edition was printed in 1803. It is about the Polish independence struggle of the 1790's. Jane Porter also went on to write "The Scottish Chiefs" and "The Pastors Fireside", which performed well. Her brother was also Sir Robert Ker Porter, one of the first panorama painters, and the historical appointed painter of Tsar Alexander I of Russia. This copy was published by J.P. Lippincott & Co. which was a publishing company based out of Market Street in Philadelphia, PA. This company was eventually bought out by the now famous HarperCollins publishing company.
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1884 Thaddeus Of Warsaw By Jane Porter Antique Book: $30