Guy Mannering Walter Scott Melrose Edition Jack c1880

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Guy Mannering by Walter Scott

Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, first published in 1815, was Walter Scott's second novel. Guy Mannering only half-believes in his art, but does believe in the ability of his patriarchal power, wealth and social position to sort out social confusion. However he has to learn the limits of a nabob's authority in a society that (in the 1780s) is no longer a single hierarchy but has many subsets, each with its own laws ' gypsies, smugglers, Edinburgh lawyers, the Border store farmer, the traditional landowner. Guy Mannering is set at the time of the American Revolution, and represents a Scotland at once backward and advanced, patriarchal and commercial, traditional and modern, a country in very varied stages of progression.

Features;

  • The Melrose Edition Waverley Novels Volume 2
  • Publisher T C & E C Jack, Edinburgh; Undated c.1880
  • Quarter Green Leather and Green Silk Covers with Gilt Titles and Decoration, Gilt Page Edges, 364 pp
  • Lavishly illustrated (approx. 8 full page illustrations per volume) by a remarkable array of contemporary Scottish and British artists and illustrators
  • Size 210 x 140mm, 650g

Condition: Good – No Dust Jacket, Some Fading To Spine, Slight Foxing To Endpages, No Inscriptions, Good Copy

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Weight 0.65 kg

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