The Abbot

Edinburgh: Printed For Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, London; and for Archibald Constable And Company and John Ballantyne, Edinburgh, 1820.

Price: $250.00

First edition. Three volumes. Contemporary half calf and marbled papercovered boards, black morocco spine label, titled and spine decorations in gilt. Bookplate of Coleman O. Parsons in volume one, moderate rubbing and wear to the extremities, half-titles lacking in volume one, a very good set. Parsons wrote an important critical work on Scott, Witchcraft and Demonology in Scott's Fiction..

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The Abbot. Sir Walter SCOTT.

Walter Scott
birth name: Walter Scott
born: 8/15/1771
died: 9/21/1832
nationality: Scotland

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