SCOTT, SIR WALTER
Title The Waverly Novels, Volume 45, Volume 46, Volume 47, Volume 48: Count Robert Of Paris, Castle Dangerous, Chronicles Of The Canongate (4 Volume Set).
Book Condition Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition Harper's Thistle Edition.
Publisher Harper & Brothers, New York: 1990
Seller ID 31255X1
Volume 45, Volume 46, Volume 47 and Volume 48 of The Waverly Novels. Count Robert of Paris is set during the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Alexius Comnenus and focuses on the arrival of the first Crusaders. During the oath-taking ceremony on the eve of the Crusade, the haughty Count Robert insults the Emperor by seating himself on the imperial throne. Castle Dangerous is set in 1306 during the Wars of Independence. An English heiress, Lady Augusta de Berkely, has promised to marry Sir John de Walton if he can defend the strategically vital Castle Douglas against the forces of Robert the Bruce and Sir James Douglas for a year and a day. Chronicles Of The Canongate takes place in the years following the Jacobite defeat and feature characters who are leaving Scotland to seek their fortunes elsewhere
(Key Words: Fiction, Waverly Novels, Sir Walter Scott, Historical Novels, Emperor Alexius Comnenus, Crusades, Lady Augusta De Berkely, Sir John De Walton, Jacobites ).