Waverley; Or, ‘Tis Sixty Years Since. By Sir Walter Scott. Illustrated by Godefroy Durand. Illustrated Edition. Franklin Library. Franklin Center, 1981.

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Sir Walter Scott is a key contributor to early 19th century Anglo-European literature. His career began with poetry, but in 1814 he published Waverley, his first novel and a defining volume in his literary career. It quickly became popular and ushered in a long series of Waverley novels which have defined Scott’s legacy. His work is deeply influenced by romanticism, but Waverley and many of his other works are also recognized as pioneering achievements in the historical fiction genre. Waverley is set during the Jacobite Uprising of 1745. Its titular character becomes involved in the historical events, experiencing battles, journeys, adventure, and love. In this illustrated volume, Scott’s classic text is paired with engravings by Godefroy Durand. It is a handsome rendition of the text, sure to excite historical fiction readers and admirers of Sir Walter Scott’s classics.

This illustrated edition is in fine condition. In the original faux brown leather boards, decoratively gilt stamped. Raised bands. Gilt spine. Text block fine. Gilt edges. Decorative orange endpapers.

A fine collector’s copy of Waverley by Sir Walter Scott.

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Waverley; Or, ‘Tis Sixty Years Since. By Sir Walter Scott. Illustrated by Godefroy Durand. Illustrated Edition. Franklin Library. Franklin Center, 1981.

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Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 5 in