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Waverley Novels (12 vols) by Sir Walter Scott - Hardcover - New Edition. - 1879 - from The Bookstore and Biblio.com

Waverley Novels (12 vols)

by Sir Walter Scott

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


London/New York: George Routledge & Co, 1879. Brown cloth, w/gilt deco lettering on spine, black deco on cover, blind stamped rear boards. New Edition w/Authors Notes. Clean Sound Volumes, w/light rubbing as shown. No names, marks or serious dings. Media Mail Only. Titles: The Pirate, Old Mortality, The Betrothed, St. Ronan's Well, The Fair Maid of Perth, Black Dwarf and A Legend of Montrose, Count Robert of Paris, Anne of Geierstein, The Monastary, Redgauntlet, The Bridge of Lammermoor, Surgeon's Daughter and Castle Dangerous/Glossary. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. New Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by George Cruikshank.



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