The Talisman
by Scott, Sir Walter
Green Cloth

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Conover Books
Martinsville, VA, USA


More About The Talisman by Scott, Sir Walter

Through a series of adventures, a poor but doughty Scottish crusader known as Sir Kenneth proves his honor and discovers his destiny in Sir Walter Scott's tale of chivalry, violence, virtue, romance, and deceit.

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  • PID: 14480410406
  • Publisher: Rand, McNally & Company
  • Seller: Conover Books
    Description: Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
    Condition: Very Good. No Jacket
    Notes: Minor edge and corner wear; no dj; lightly scuffed and scratched; corners are gently bumped and rubbed; some light shelf wear; couple of small tears to the outer page edges; overall a very crisp and clean used copy! No publishing date, but the introduction is dated 1832. Green cloth with faded yellow lettering on the spine and a yellow illustration and lettering on the front board. 490 very clean unmarked and uncreased historical pages! "The Betrothed did not greatly please one or two friends, who thought that it did not well correspond to the general title of The Crusaders. They urged, therefore, that, without direct allusion to the manners of the Eastern tribes, and to the romantic conflicts of the period, the title of a Tale of the Crusaders would resemble the playbill which is said to have announced the tragedy of Hamlet, the character of the Prince of Denmark being left out..............."--------from the Introduction.