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The third of the Waverley Novels is dominated by two old men, Jonathan Oldbuck (the Antiquary of the title) and the beggar Edie Ochiltree. Together ...Show synopsisThe third of the Waverley Novels is dominated by two old men, Jonathan Oldbuck (the Antiquary of the title) and the beggar Edie Ochiltree. Together they apply their knowledge of the past to sort out the confusion of the present, and in doing so restore the fortunes of ancient houses. This was Scott's favourite among his novels, and presents a quizzical and amusing view of the profession of history and, by implication, of Scott's own practice as writer and collector.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs...Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.
Description:Fine. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Modern reprint in softcover format...Fine. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Modern reprint in softcover format as facsimile of the Dryburgh Edition, 8vo, 427pp, complete and unabridged; card covers; VG+/Fine Copy.
Description:FAIR. 1906. Inside clean and very good. School prize label...FAIR. 1906. Inside clean and very good. School prize label inside front cover. Top edge gilt. Some edge marks. Blue leather, worn at edges. Gilt on spine. Spine rubbed. Price label on front. Main language English. No ISBN shown. Weight 224g.
Description:Used-Acceptable. Fair hardback in green cloth with gilt. Reprint...Used-Acceptable. Fair hardback in green cloth with gilt. Reprint, 1901; with 10 illustrations. A quite battered copy. Worn green cloth boards with gold decorative titles. Spine bumped & worn at head and foot, with dull & worn gilt; end papers a little browned & stained; yellowing & foxing to interior pages; Owner's name on ffep; page edges have browned with age. With an introductory essay and notes by Andrew Lang.
Edition: Centenary Edition of Waverley Novels, Vol 3
Publisher: Adam and Charles Black
Description:Good in good dust jacket. Bumping to edge of front cover,...Good in good dust jacket. Bumping to edge of front cover, browning to endpapers. previous owners' names in pencil on endpaper. 428 p. Includes index. with notes and glossary Generally in very good condition, but some bumping to corners and edge of front cover. Very limited edge wear for age. Clean inside, but end papers browned.
Description:Good. No Dustjacket. 1897. 438 pages. No dust jacket. Green...Good. No Dustjacket. 1897. 438 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards. Hand cut pages have tanning, thumb marking to the textblock, with shadowing and mild foxing to the end papers. Boards have light bumping to the spine ends and corners, light fading to the spine, and light scuffing to the back cover. Rub marking to the front and back cover.
Description:New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller...New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Please note we cannot offer an expedited shipping service from the UK.
Description:Good. No Dustjacket. 1898. 431 pages. No dust jacket. Green...Good. No Dustjacket. 1898. 431 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth cover with gilt lettering but no DJ. Illustrated by Paul Hardy. Clean pages with no markings or annotations. Pages are unevenly bound and the pages are rough cut. Tanned and soiled end papers and spotting to the page edges. B&W illustrations. Moderate edge wear to the boards, mainly on the spine, edges and corners. Sunning to the spine and board edges.
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