1853 Rare Book ~ Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott, Illustrated by Birket Foster and John Gilbert.
Author: Sir Walter Scott. Illustrated by Birket Foster and John Gilbert.
Title: The Lady of the Lake.
Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black, 1853.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8" X 5.5 ".
Pages: 375 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good Victorian gilt decorated full morocco leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges are gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some light foxing and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Beautifully and profusely illustrated by Birket Foster and John Gilbert.
The book: Attractive Victorian illustrated edition of Walter Scott's Lady of the Lake - Set in the enchanting landscape of the Trossachs region of Scotland during the reign of King James V, the narrative weaves the tales of various characters, focusing predominantly on Ellen Douglas, the Lady of the Lake, around whom many events and conflicts converge. Interlaced with political intrigues, stirring battles, and beguiling sorcery, Scott's storytelling reveals the human heart in its rawest forms - love, valor, and deception.
A beautiful fusion of romanticism and historical fiction!
The author: Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, poet and historian. Many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Old Mortality, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor.
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