LADY OF THE LAKE. A Poem in Six Cantos
Scott, Sir Walter
Price: 75.00 USD
(New York: Thomas Y. Crowell and Co., N.D., circa 1888), "The Lady of the Lake" is a poem in six cantos, originally published in 1810. It is the story of a knight who is received into the home of a highland chief. The knight falls in love with the daughter, Ellen, of an outlawed lord while there. However, the highland chief and another man are also suitors. The plot of this poem is an exciting adventure filled with suspense and mystery. The poem includes the coronach "He is gone on the mountain" and Ellen's song "Soldier, rest, thy warfare o'er." The work was received with enthusiasm by the reading public. "The University Edition", being an early American edition, with Notes and an Appendix from the latest Edinburgh edition. With a steel engraved frontispiece portrait of Scott and engraved plates throughout from various sources. 8vo, publisher's original ribbed green cloth the upper cover with a gilt ruled border and gilt lettered in the center within an ornate gilt Gaelic-style wreath, the spine gilt ruled and lettered, t.e.g. 332 pp. Very well preserved, near as new but for a bit of light evidence of age at the tips.
- By This Author: Scott, Sir Walter
- By This Publisher: (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell and Co., N.D., circa 1888)