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. 303 pages. Dark green cloth with gilt decorated spine with a little wear and tear at top and bottom. page edges unevenly cut; some foxing, mainly to edges and endpapers. Carolina Oliphant, Baroness Nairne by marriage (1766-1845) was in her early life a populariser of Burns and an exponent of Jacobite poetry. She was the elder sister of the author Margaret Oliphant. After an evangelical conversion, there was, over time, a considerable change in the emphasis of her lifestyle. Her niece Caroline Oliphant (1807-1831) also wrote poetry; a short biography and a few pages of poems are included along with the much larger material on and by her aunt.