1858 Rare Book set - The Pirate (The Waverley Novels Household Edition - complete in 2 volumes) by Walter Scott
Author : Walter Scott
Title : The Pirate (The Waverley Novels Household Edition - complete in two volumes)
Language : Text in English
Publisher : Boston, Ticknor and Fields, 1858.
Size : 7 "X 5 "
Pages : 337-332 pages
Binding : Very good half leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed )
Content : Good to fair content (Volume I - bright, rare foxing or staining - old pencil drawing on blank endpaper pages -- Volume II - Very old waterstain mainly on first and last 2-3 pages).Including the bookplate of Madelle Lyons Hegeler on the front endpaper paste down.
Illustrations : Illustrated with frontis plates.
The books : The Pirate is a novel by Walter Scott, based roughly on the life of John Gow who features as Captain Cleveland. The setting is the southern tip of the main island of Shetland (which Scott visited in 1814), around 1700. It was published in 1822, the year after it was finished and the lighthouse at Sumburgh Head began to operate.
The author : Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. 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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1858 Rare Book set - The Pirate (The Waverley Novels Household Edition - complete in 2 volumes) by Walter Scott Price List