Home  »  library  »  BIOS  »  John Francis Campbell (1822–1885)

C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

John Francis Campbell (1822–1885)

Campbell, John Francis. A Scotch folklorist and descriptive writer; born about 1822; died at Cannes, France, Feb. 7, 1885. His first success was ‘Popular Tales of the West Highlands’ (1860–62), an accurate and discriminating compilation; to which succeeded ‘Frost and Fire’ (1865), a volume of semi-scientific and semi-descriptive miscellany.