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The Waverley Novels

By Sir Walter Scott

1871 - London - Adam and Charles Black

7.5" by 5"; 503pp; 447pp; 438pp; 475pp; 452pp; 383pp; 570pp; 337pp; 484pp; 443pp; 463pp; 480pp; 479pp; 500pp; 638pp; 492pp; 445pp; 464pp; 507pp; 419pp; 503pp; 480pp; 490pp; 414pp; 415pp

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

DETAILS

Twenty-five volumes of the centenary edition of the Waverley novels by Sir Walter Scott.

With an illustrated frontispiece to every volume and a facsimile of  'The Marriage Contract of the Bride of Lammermoor' to volume VIII.

Collated, complete.

The titles included are as  follows:

Volume I- Waverley
Volume II- Guy Mannering
Volume III- Antiquary
Volume IV- Rob Roy
Volume V- Old Mortality
Volume VI- A Legend of Montrose and Black Dwarf
Volume VII- Heart of Mid-Lothian
Volume VIII-Bride of Lammermoor
Volume IX- Ivanhoe
Volume X- Monastery
Volume XI- Abbot
Volume XII- Kenilworth
Volume XIII- Pirate
Volume XIV- Fortunes of Nigel
Volume XV- Peveril of the Peak
Volume XVI- Quentin Durward
Volume XVII- St Ronan's Well
Volume XVIII- Redgauntlet
Volume XIX- Betrothed and Highland Widow
Volume XX- Talisman
Volume XXI- Woodstock
Volume XXII- Fair Maid of Perth
Volume XXIII- Anne of Geierstein
Volume XXIV- Count Robert of Paris
Volume XXV- Castle Dangerous Surgeons Daughter

The Waverley novels are a long series of novels by Sir Walter Scott. They were the most popular and widely read novels in Europe for almost a century. The series was titled Waverley, after the first novel of the series, as Scott did not claim authorship until 1827. Prior to Scott's acknowledgement of his authorship the novels were stated as 'by the author of Waverley' to their title pages.

Sir Walter Scott was a historical novelist, playwright and poet. Aside from his writings he was an advocate, judge and legal administrator.  

CONDITION

In half morocco bindings with gilt stamping to the spine. Externally, very smart with some light rubbing to the heads and tails of spines. Rubbing to boards of volume XXV and XV. Internally, volumes VII, IX and XVIII are generally firmly bound but strained in places with the remaining volumes firmly bound. Cockling to pages of volumes XVI-XXV due to damp staining. Pages are generally bright with small tidemarks to the head of pages and outer margins to volumes XI-XXV, does not affect text. Volumes I-X are generally clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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