Tales of A Grandfather; being Stories taken from Scottish History (Second Series)

New York: William Burgess, 1829.

Price: $185.00

Hardcover. Second American edition. Two volume set. 12mo. Each volume illustrated with a frontispiece portrait plate and engraved title page. Contemporary owner's signature on the front free endpapers. Bound in the original publisher's printed boards and dark red quarter morocco. Moderate overall scuffing to the boards and scattered foxing, very good. A handsome early American imprint in original boards.

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Tales of A Grandfather; being Stories taken from Scottish History (Second Series). Walter SCOTT.
Tales of A Grandfather; being Stories taken from Scottish History (Second Series)
Tales of A Grandfather; being Stories taken from Scottish History (Second Series)
Tales of A Grandfather; being Stories taken from Scottish History (Second Series)

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