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Death & obituary of Sir Walter Scott...

Item # 653735

October 01, 1832


* Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet's death

Near the back of the issue is the obituary for Sir Walter Scott taking nearly 24 pages.  Although lengthy and informative, the first line of the obituary may describe him best: "Sept. 21. At Abbotsford, Co. Roxburgh, aged 61. Sir Walter Scott, Bart. the proudest name in the modern annals of literature."  There is also a half page engraving: "Dryburgh Abbey, The Burial Place Of Sir Walter Scott".
Includes the plates called for (some water staining to a portion of one) save for the map of Western China.
Complete in 104 pages, 5 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches, full title/index page, good condition.

Category: Moments in American History