The Waverley Novels: Centenary Edition in 25 Volumes - Walter ScottEdinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1899, Hardback [½ Leather].
Condition: Good. All 25 volumes are tanned at the spine, with a little rubbing to the corners. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Volume 16 chipped at the spine. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.
Contains: Steel engravings; Frontispiece to each volume; Marbled end papers & blanks; Top edge gilt; Scottish writer and poet Sir Walter Scott was an extremely popular Regency-era author, both at home and abroad. A few of his most well-known novels are referred to as the Waverley Novels and include Waverley,which was the first in the series. Published anonymously in 1814, it was Scott's first venture into prose fiction. Other novels in the series include Ivanhoe and Rob Roy. Waverley is set in the period of the Scottish Jacobite Uprising , 1745.