"Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep": Finely Bound Set of The Works of Walter Scott
The Works of Sir Walter Scott, Including The Waverley Novels and The Poems.
Item Number: 56742
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1912.
Finely bound complete set of the Works of Sir Walter Scott. Octavo, 50 volumes, bound in three-quarters morocco over marbled boards, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. In fine condition. An exceptional set.
"Scotts influence as a novelist was incalculable; he established the form of the historical novel, and the form of the short story" (Drabble, 879).