Author Information At the Circulating Library

Author: Sir George Brisbane Scott Douglas (1856–1935)

Biography: Geroge Brisbane Scott Douglas was born in 1856 in Gibraltar, the second son of Sir George Henry Scott Douglas (died 1885), 4th baronet, and Doņa Maria Sanchez de Piņa. He attended Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge. He succeded to his father's title in 1885 due to the death of his eldest brother in Zululand in 1879. Thereafter, he lived the life of country gentleman at Springwood Park, Scotland, and wrote poetry. Douglas wrote a collection of stories The New Border Tales (1892) and a novel The Man of Letters (1903). He never married and died in 1935.

References: Burke; Who's Who (1897)

Titles:

  1. The New Border Tales.  1 vol.  London: Walter Scott, 1895.