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Novels and Tales of the Author of Waverley

By Sir Walter Scott

1821 - Edinburgh - Archibald Constable and Co.

6.5" by 4"; (vii) 372pp.; 365pp.; 363pp.; 369pp.; 378pp.; 373pp.; 338pp.

 

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Seven volumes of Walter Scott's famous Waverley novels.

Volume I: Waverley

Volume III: Guy Mannering

Volume V: The Antiquary

Volume IX: Black Dwarf

Volume XI: Old Mortality

Volume XIV: Heart of Mid-Lothian

Volume XVI: Montrose

Illustrated with vignette title pages to each volume.

With half-titles.

For nearly a century The Waverley Novels were among the most popular and widely-read novels in all of Europe. Because he did not publicly acknowledge authorship until 1827, they take their name from Waverley (1814), which was the first novel in the series. The later books bore the words "by the author of Waverley" on their title pages.

Seven volumes of the original twenty-four only.

CONDITION

Rebacked in sprinkled calf with the original boards preserved. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing to the extremities, and some marks to the boards. Two joints cracked and tender. Slight loss to spine labels. Internally, firmly bound. Hinges have been reinforced with cloth. Ink signatures to front pastedowns and front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, and quite clean, with just a few instances of foxing to the first and last few pages as usual. Overall: GOOD.

 


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