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John Galt

Author Code: EJGY

Born: May 2, 1779 - Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland

Died: Apr. 11, 1839 - Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Galt was employed by the customs-house at Greenock, Scotland and moved to London in 1804. On assignment from his merchant company, he travelled to the Mediterranean where he met Lord Byron, with whom he travelled to Malta and Athens. He also travelled to France, The Netherlands and finally to Canada where he founded the town of Guelph, Ontario. On his return to England, he devoted himself to writing. His genre was that of Scottish rural life and his best works have been considered masterpieces. These include The Ayrshire Legatees (1820), The Annals of the Parish (1821), Sir Andrew Wylie (1822), The Provost (1822), The Entail (1823) and Lawrie Todd (1830). He also published the Life of Byron in 1830.

eBook Code Title/Sub-Title Pub. Yr Pages File Size Type Download Format Find Printed Copy
EJGY003 Annals of the Parrish 1821 94 968k eBook Download PDF - 'Annals of the Parrish' (EJGY003) Find a printed copy of Annals of the Parrish by John Galt at AbeBooks
EJGY001 The Ayrshire Legatees 1821 65 812k eBook Download PDF - 'The Ayrshire Legatees' (EJGY001) Find a printed copy of The Ayrshire Legatees by John Galt at AbeBooks
EJGY008 The Black Ferry 1820 8 133k eBook Download PDF - 'The Black Ferry' (EJGY008)   Download ePub - 'The Black Ferry' (EJGY008) Find a printed copy of The Black Ferry by John Galt at AbeBooks
EJGY005 The Entail: or The Lords of Grippy 1823 252 1090k eBook Download PDF - 'The Entail: or The Lords of Grippy' (EJGY005) Find a printed copy of The Entail: or The Lords of Grippy by John Galt at AbeBooks
EJGY004 The History of Gog and Magog, Champions of London 1819 18 192k eBook Download PDF - 'The History of Gog and Magog, Champions of London' (EJGY004) Find a printed copy of The History of Gog and Magog, Champions of London by John Galt at AbeBooks
EJGY007 The Life of Lord Byron 1830 160 694k eBook Download PDF - 'The Life of Lord Byron' (EJGY007) Find a printed copy of The Life of Lord Byron by John Galt at AbeBooks
EJGY002 The Provost 1822 83 874k eBook Download PDF - 'The Provost' (EJGY002) Find a printed copy of The Provost by John Galt at AbeBooks
EJGY006 The Wearyful Woman 1821 4 129k eBook Download PDF - 'The Wearyful Woman' (EJGY006) Find a printed copy of The Wearyful Woman by John Galt at AbeBooks

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