Hardcover green faux leather with leather corners and spine, six compartments with five raised bands, gilt titling. Condition Very Good Issued with NO Dust Jacket. Tight, square copies with no marks, highlights or bookplates. Marbled end papers and edges. Books Well kept and carefully stored in unread condition.
Pages are lightly toned with minor signs of wear and/or age. Volumes 2, 4, 5, 12, 20, 21 & 24 have small spine cracks. Illustrated frontispiece for each novel. Not an ex-library, book club or remainder copy. "Waverley Novels Centenary Edition" is a collection of novels written by Sir Walter Scott, a Scottish historical novelist, poet, and playwright of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
The Centenary Edition was published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his first novel "Waverley" published anonymously in 1814, which is considered the first historical novel in the English language. This edition includes all of Scott's novels, including "Waverley, " "Rob Roy, " "Ivanhoe, " "The Heart of Midlothian, " "The Bride of Lammermoor, " and many others.
These novels are set in different historical periods, from the medieval era to the Jacobite Rising of 1745, and they are all characterized by their vivid descriptions of historical events and their colorful and memorable characters. He also provides a great insight into the social and political issues of the time, and his novels are considered a valuable source of historical information. This edition of Scott's novels is considered a classic of English literature and it's a great resource for anyone interested in the history and culture of Scotland and the British Isles. It's also great for readers who enjoy historical fiction and adventure stories, as Scott's novels are full of action, romance and intrigue.Volume 2 - Guy Mannering. Volume 4 - Rob Roy. Volume 5 - Old Mortality. Volume 6 - A Legend of Montrose and Black Dwarf. Volume 7 - Heart of Mid-Lothian. Volume 8 - Bride of Lammermoor. Volume 14 - Fortunes of Nigel. Volume 15- Peveril of the Peak. Volume 16 - Quentin Durward.
Volume 17 - St Ronan's Well. Volume 19 - Betrothed and Highland Widow. Volume 22 - Fair Maid of Perth.
Volume 23 - Anne of Geierstein. Volume 24 - Count Robert of Paris. Volume 25 - Castle Dangerous Surgeons Daughter. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Books".The seller is "river_house_books" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.