1810 1ed Lady of the Lake Walter Scott Scottish Highlands Romance Scotland James

SCOTT, Sir Walter

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“My hope, my heaven, my trust must be, My gentle guide, in following thee.”
Sir Walter Scott, Lady in the Lake

 

“Lady in the Lake” is Sir Walter Scott’s renowned romantic poem about love and honor amidst a bitter rivalry between King James V and the powerful Douglas clan of the Scottish Highlands. It is considered by critics to be “the most interesting, romantic, picturesque, and graceful” of Scott’s works, as well as the most read.

 

The Lady of the Lake marked the height of Scott’s popularity as a poet. 25,000 copies sold in eight months, it broke all records for the sale of poetry, and Scott’s fame spread beyond Great Britain to the United States

 

This true first edition features a lovely frontispiece featuring a portrait of Walter Scott.

 

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1810 1ed Lady of the Lake Walter Scott Scottish Highlands Romance Scotland James

 

“My hope, my heaven, my trust must be, My gentle guide, in following thee.”
Sir Walter Scott, Lady in the Lake

 

“Lady in the Lake” is Sir Walter Scott’s renowned romantic poem about love and honor amidst a bitter rivalry between King James V and the powerful Douglas clan of the Scottish Highlands. It is considered by critics to be “the most interesting, romantic, picturesque, and graceful” of Scott’s works, as well as the most read.

 

The Lady of the Lake marked the height of Scott’s popularity as a poet. 25,000 copies sold in eight months, it broke all records for the sale of poetry, and Scott’s fame spread beyond Great Britain to the United States

 

This true first edition features a lovely frontispiece featuring a portrait of Walter Scott.

 

Item number: #1929

Price: $499

 

SCOTT, Sir Walter

 

The Lady of the Lake

 

Edinburgh, James Ballantyne and Co. 1810. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: 290, [cxxix]
  • References: Tinker 1865;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~10.5in X 8.75in (27cm x 22.5cm)
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1929

Category

Literature

Authors

SCOTT, Sir Walter

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete