Walter Scott


originally published:
Edinburgh : Archibald Constable and Company
December 1819

The title page of the first edition, as illustrated in the Grolier Club's 1902 publication One Hundred Books Famous in English Literature.

reference info

bio notes:
born: 8/15/1771
died: 9/21/1832
born as: Walter Scott
nationality: Scotland

Scottish writer who is often considered both the inventor and the greatest practitioner of the historical novel. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature