"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.
  • The Works of Sir Walter Scott, Including The Waverley Novels and The Poems.
  • The Works of Sir Walter Scott, Including The Waverley Novels and The Poems.
  • The Works of Sir Walter Scott, Including The Waverley Novels and The Poems.
  • The Works of Sir Walter Scott, Including The Waverley Novels and The Poems.
  • The Works of Sir Walter Scott, Including The Waverley Novels and The Poems.
  • The Works of Sir Walter Scott, Including The Waverley Novels and The Poems.

The Works of Sir Walter Scott, Including The Waverley Novels and The Poems.

$4,000.00

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.

"Scott’s influence as a novelist was incalculable; he established the form of the historical novel, and the form of the short story" (Drabble, 879).

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