Special and Named Printed Collections in the National Library of Scotland

OLIPHANT COLLECTION

A collection of books and pamphlets by the novelist Mrs Margaret Oliphant (1828-1897), which consists of 163 editions in 272 volumes and was presented in 1972 by Mrs Emily Valentine of Alyth, Perthshire, a descendant of Mrs Oliphant. There is also a collection of her correspondence and literary papers.

The manuscripts are described and indexed in Vol. XVI (unpublished) of the Library’s Catalogue of Manuscripts.

Shelfmark: Ol.

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