Lives Of The Novelists Walter Scott Humphrey Milford Oxford 1934


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Lives Of The Novelists by Sir Walter Scott

Scott's "Biographical and Critical Sketches" as he himself called these pieces, on 14 chiefly eighteenth-century writers of novels, or works akin to novels, most still considered great, others less so. Collection of biographies of literary figures by Scott originally published as prefaces to the Novelists' Library 1821-1824. Fourteen writers covered : Henry Fielding, Tobias Smollett, Alain Rene La Sage, Charles Johnstone, Laurence Sterne, Oliver Goldsmith, Samuel Johnson, Henry Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, Clara Reeve, Samuel Richardson, Robert Bage, Richard Cumberland, Ann Radcliffe.


  • Publisher Humphrey Milford (Oxford University Press), London; 1934
  • Navy Blue Cloth Hardback With Gilt Title, 342pp
  • Size 155 x 100mm, 350g

Condition: Good – No Dust Jacket, No Inscriptions, Good Copy

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