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The Waverley Novels

The Waverley Novels by Sir Walter Scott

Waverley The Waverley Novels are a long series of novels by Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832). For nearly a century, they were among the most popular and widely read novels in all of Europe. Because Scott did not publicly acknowledge authorship until 1827, the series takes its name from Waverley, the first novel of the series released in 1814. The later books bore the words "by the author of Waverley" on their title pages.

These novels are mainly set in Scotland or England and have backdrops ranging from Ivanhoe set during the Crusades through the ages up to Scott's own time of the 18th century. Adventure, romance and intrigue are all puppets in the hands of the master wordsmith which Scott proved himself over and over again.

Titles in the Waverley Novels with their original publication date:

  • Vol: 1 Waverley (1814)
  • Vol: 2 Guy Mannering (1815)
  • Vol: 3 The Antiquary (1816)
  • Vol: 4 Rob Roy (1818)
  • Vol: 5 The Black Dwarf and Legend of Montrose (1819)
  • Vol: 6 Old Mortality (1816)
  • Vol: 7 The Heart of Midlothian (1818)
  • Vol: 8 The Bride of Lammermoor (1819)
  • Vol: 9 Ivanhoe (1819)
  • Vol: 10 The Monastery (1820)
  • Vol: 11 The Abbot (1820)
  • Vol: 12 Kenilworth (1821)
  • Vol: 13 Pirate (1822)
  • Vol: 14 The Fortunes of Nigel (1822)
  • Vol: 15 Perivil of the Peak (1822)
  • Vol: 16 Quentin Durward (1823)
  • Vol: 17 St Ronan's Well (1824)
  • Vol: 18 Redgauntlet (1824)
  • Vol: 19 The Betrothed and the Highland Widow (1825)
  • Vol: 20 The Talisman (1825)
  • Vol: 21 Woodstock (1826)
  • Vol: 22 The Fair Maid of Perth (1828)
  • Vol: 23 Anne of Geierstein (1829)
  • Vol: 24 Count Robert of Paris (1831)
  • Vol: 25 The Surgeon's Daughter and Castle Dangerous (1831)

Waverley We are very pleased to have an excellent set of these novels available from cj-books-etc. The set is the Holyrood edition published by The Gresham Publishing Company in 1900. They have deep green cloth covers and gold effect filigree scroll work to front and spine. Each book has a full colour plate opposite the title page and black and white etchings through the novels. Famous illustrators include Paul Hardy, W Rainey, Warwick Cobley, A T Smith and many others. The books are all in good to very good condition with some foxing to page edges commensurate with age, all pages clean with no inscriptions, bindings very good to good with shelf wear to cover edges average for books over 100 years old.

Waverley This set is a beautiful addition to any personal library and will give hours of sheer indulgence. So why not slip away to the moors and highlands of 18th century Scotland, the battlefields of the Crusades or the London and England of the 17th century, and immerse yourself in times gone by that only Scott could evoke.

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