Scott's Last Edition. A Study in Publishing History.

SKU: 17450

The 1829-33 publication of Scott's Waverly Novels had a profound effect on the nature of 19th century publishing. Millgate examines this issue from the creative efforts of Scott in his revisions, annotations, and new introduction, and also from the aspect of his publisher Cadell, whose innovative printing and promotional techniques guaranteed its success. The relationships between Scott, Cadel, and Balantyne is also explored. Handsome green cloth with gilt title and pretty blue dust jacket, all NEAR FINE in LIKE NEW jacket. Edinburgh University Press. 1987. Hb, Dj. USED. $35.00