“ALL MEN WHO HAVE TURNED OUT WORTH ANYTHING HAVE HAD THE CHIEF HAND IN THEIR OWN EDUCATION”: FINELY BOUND SET OF THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT
The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: The Lay of the Last Minstrel, The Lady of the Lake, Marmion, The Vision of Don Roderick, Rokeby, and The Lord of the Isles. Scott, Sir Walter.
Scott, Sir Walter.
Item Number: 3959
Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1857.
Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1857. Finely bound set of the poetical works of Sir Walter Scott. Octavo, 3 volumes. Bound in full leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, double gilt ruling to the front and rear panel. Marbled endpapers, marbled edges. In near fine condition. An attractive set.
Scottish novelist, poet, and playwright Sir Walter Scott’s works remain classics in both English and Scottish literature. His first major poem, The Lay of the Last Minstrel, captured wide public attention and established his Scott as a celebrity in the early 19th century. He later published several stories and novels including Waverly, Ivanhoe, and The Talisman.