By Sir Walter Scott
Edinburgh   Adam and Charles Black
9" by 6"
A beautifully bound twenty five volume collection of the works of Sir Walter Scott.
By Sir Walter Scott

1876-77 The Waverley Novel

Edinburgh   Adam and Charles Black
9" by 6"
A beautifully bound twenty five volume collection of the works of Sir Walter Scott.
£2,250.00
: 30kgs / : 749R18

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Description

Fine Binding, Illustrated, Pleasing Copy, Scarce

Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish novelist and poet. Scott remains a celebrated figure in Scottish literary history, and the landscape of Scotland features heavily in his works. He was also a political figure, prominent within the Tory establishment, and served as President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh for twelve years, between 1820 and 1832. He was a member of Clan Scott, a prominent Scottish clan. This set is complete in twenty five volumes, and comprises novels including 'Waverley', 'Old Mortality', 'Rob Roy' and 'Ivanhoe'.

All volumes are illustrated with a full frontispiece illustration and a vignette illustrated title page.

Volume I: ‘Waverley’, published 1876, illustrated with 9 full plate engravings.

Volume II: ‘Guy Mannering’, published 1876, illustrated with 7 full plate engravings.

Volume III: ‘The Antiquary’, published 1876, illustrated with 5 full plate engravings.

Volume IV: ‘Guy Mannering’, published 1876, illustrated with 6 full plate engravings.

Volume V: ‘Old Mortality’, published 1876,  illustrated with 6 full plate engravings.

Volume VI: ‘The Black Dwarf/ A Legend of Montrose’, published 1876, illustrated with 5 full plate engravings.

Volume VII: ‘The Heart of Midlothian’, published 1876, illustrated with 7 full plate engravings.

Volume VIII: ‘The Bride of Lammermore’, published 1876, illustrated with 6 full plate engravings.

Volume IX: ‘Ivanhoe’, published 1877, illustrated with 5 full plate engravings.

Volume X: ‘The Monastery’, published 1877, illustrated with 5 full plate engravings.

Volume XI: ‘The Abbot’, published 1877, illustrated with 5 full plate engravings.

Volume XII: ‘Kenilworth’, published 1877, illustrated with 4 full plate engravings.

Volume XIII: ‘The Pirate’, published 1877, illustrated with 7 full plate engravings.

Volume XIV: ‘The Fortunes of Nigel’, published 1877, illustrated with 5 full plate engravings.

Volume XV: ‘Peveril of the Peak’, published 1877, illustrated with 8 full plate engravings.

Volume XVI: ‘Quentin Durward’, published 1877, illustrated with 4 full plate engravings.

Volume XVII: ‘St. Ronan’s Well’, published 1877, illustrated with 4 full plate engravings.

Volume XVIII: ‘Redgauntlet’, published 1877, illustrated with 4 full plate engravings.

Volume XIX: ‘The Betrothed/ Chronicles of the Canongate’, published 1877, illustrated with 6 full plate engravings.

Volume XX: ‘The Talisman/ Chronicles of the Canongate’, published 1877, illustrated with 5 full plate engravings.

Volume XXI: ‘Woodstock; or, the Cavalier: A Tale of the Year 1651’, published 1877, illustrated with 7 full plate engravings.

Volume XXII: ‘The Fair Maid of Perth, or, St. Valentine’s Day’, published 1877, illustrated with 5 full plate engravings.


In a marvellous full tree calf binding with wonderful gilt spines and edges.

Contains a bookplate addressed to William Russell alongside the motto and emblem of the Russell family, an extremely prominent noble family that has included dukes, Prime Ministers, philosophers and politicians.

Condition

In a full tree calf binding. Externally very smart, chipping to the heads of the spines of volumes 1, 4, 5, 11, 14 and 23, otherwise minor shelfwear. Each volume contains an ownership bookplate to the front pastedown. Internally firmly bound, pages bright and clean.

Near Fine

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