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Illustrations of the Author of Waverley: Being Notices and Anecdotes of Real Characters, Scenes, and Incidents supposed to be described in his Works. (Third Edition)

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Title:Illustrations of the Author of Waverley: Being Notices and Anecdotes of Real Characters, Scenes, and Incidents supposed to be described in his Works. (Third Edition)
Price:GBP£10.00 (about USD$13.00)
Book ID:B009-3923
Quantity:1
Publisher:Chambers, Edinburgh, 1884
Edition:Third Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Chambers, 1884, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Third Edition

b/w. frontis. engraving & a few b/w. decorations & vignettes to the introductory pages; printed on laid paper; prefaces & contents to front; the first edition of this work was published in November 1822 & was well received by the public leading to a second edition, corrected and expanded, three years later. The present edition, the third, was published by the author's son in 1884. As the title suggests this work offers notes & stories relating to the real sources of people , places & occurrences described in Scott's novels & is an indispensable addition to the collector of these works. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. 184 pages. a few minor marks to front cover;. Spine browned with age & some splitting to sides. the book is now in archive acetate film protection. Previous owner's gift inscription in ink to fep. is from A. C. Macleod (editor of "Songs of the North: Gathered Together from the Highlands & Lowlands of Scotland"). Deckled outer & bottom edges (rough cut). Black titles spine. Bumping & wear to corners. grey paper-covered boards with beige spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Scottish Literature; Sir Walter Scott; Waverley Novels; Scotland; 19th century; Books on Books. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3923.
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