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Redgauntlet
Edinburgh and London- Archibald Constable and Co and Hurst, Robinson and Co, 1824. Edinburgh and London- Archibald Constable and Co and Hurst, Robinson and Co, 1824 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this historical novel by Sir Walter Scott, in the publisher's original boards. Complete in three volumes with all three half title present. Two leaves of publisher's catalogue to rear of volume III. Redgauntlet (1824) is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott, set in Dumfries, Scotland in 1765, and described by Magnus Magnusson (a point first made by Andrew Lang) as in a sense, the most autobiographical of Scott's novels. It describes the beginnings of a fictional third Jacobite Rebellion, and includes Wandering Willie's Tale, a famous short story which frequently appears in anthologies. Condition: Rebacked in a paper covered binding with publisher's original boards. Externally, rather worn and marked with titles neatlyhand-written to spines and repairs to corners. Internally, firmly bound. Scattered foxing and marks throughout with occasional tidemarks including some heavy to the centre few pages ofvolume III. Overall: GOOD ONLY.
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