1865 The Novels of Sir Walter Scott
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Illustrated, Leather Binding
Illustrated, with an engraved frontispiece and engraved title page to every volume. In addition to this there are numerous in-text illustrations. Title pages are red and black. The introduction states 'This edition of the Waverley Novels contains, with a few exceptions, all the woodcuts that appeared in the Abbotsford Edition, besides the steel plates belonging to the original edition in forty-eight volumes. Sir Walter Scott's novels were the most widely read works of their time and remained as popular for nearly a century. Comprising of all of Sir Walter Scott's novels, including ' 'Waverley', 'Guy Mannering', 'The Antiquary', 'The Black Dwarf' and 'Legend of Montrose', 'Old Mortality', 'Rob Roy', 'The Heart of Mid-Lothian', 'The Bride of Lammermoor', 'Ivanhoe', 'The Monastery', 'The Abbot', 'Kenilworth', 'The Pirate', 'The Fortunes of Nigel', 'Peveril of the Peak', 'Quentin Durward', 'St. Ronan's Well', 'Redgauntlet', 'The Betrothed' and 'The Highland Widow', 'The Talisman' and 'Chronicle of the Canongate', 'Woodstock', 'The Fair Maid of Perth', 'Anne of Geierstein', 'Count Robert of Paris', and 'The Surgeon's Daughter' and 'Castle Dangerous'. A beautiful set of the novels of this esteemed author.
In uniform half morocco bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, very smart with light shelf wear to the raised bands and to the extremities. Minor shelf wear to the head and tail of joints. Small loss to the spine of volume 47. Minor rubbing to the boards. Internally, the majority of volumes are firmly bound. Volume 36 is slightly strained in places. Pages are very bright. Scattered spots to the first and last few pages. Otherwise, just the odd spot.
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