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The antiquary ; Old mortality

Sir Walter Scott

The antiquary ; Old mortality

by Sir Walter Scott

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Published by Collier in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Covenanters -- Fiction.,
  • Bothwell Bridge, Battle of, Scotland, 1679 -- Fiction.,
  • Scotland -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOld mortality.
    StatementSir Walter Scott.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesWaverley novels -- v. 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination599-1099 p.
    Number of Pages1099
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22385929M

      I wrote this book in the hope of understanding what has happened. Mortality can be a treacherous subject. Some will be alarmed by the prospect of a doctor’s writing about the inevitability of decline and death. For many, such talk, however carefully framed, raises the specter of a society readying itself to sacrifice its sick and aged. The Antiquary - Ebook written by Walter Scott. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you /5(5).

    Sir Walter Scott. We can help you find the sir walter scott books you are looking for. As the world's largest independent marketplace for new, used and rare books, you always get the best in service and value when you buy from , and all of your purchases are backed by our return guarantee. Each book's interior is clean with untrimmed page edges. The books with 2 volumes each include Waverley, Guy Mannering, The Antiquary, Rob Roy, The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Old Mortality, Kenilworth, The Abbott, The Pirate, Ivanhoe, The Monastery, The Fortunes of Nigel, The Bride of Lammermoor, and a single volume of A Legend of Montrose.

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The Antiquary, Scott's personal favorite among his novels, is characteristically wry and urbane.A mysterious young man calling himself 'Lovel' travels idly but fatefully toward the Scottish seaside town of Fairport.

Here he is befriended by the antiquary Jonathan Oldbuck, who has taken refuge from his own personal disappointments in the obsessive study of miscellaneous history/5(10). The Antiquary () is a novel by Sir Walter Scott about several characters including an antiquary: an amateur historian, archaeologist and collector of items of dubious is the eponymous character and for all practical purposes the hero, though the characters of Lovel and Isabella Wardour provide the conventional love interest.

The Antiquary was Scott's own favourite of his Author: Walter Scott. Condition: Poor. Volume 6. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. 8vo. Library has put a paper cover over boards. Binding very loose. Majority of gatherings loose. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Antiquary.

the Black Dwarf. Old Mortality by Sir Walter Scott (, Hardcover) at the best. These three books were GUY MANNERING, THE ANTIQUARY, and OLD MORTALITY -- books we hear a lot less of today than IVANHOE and QUENTIN DURWARD.

But the fact is, Scott always wrote fast and easily, and the books that were closest to his heart were the ones that he wrote first, books about Scotland, his home, and the various characters he /5(15). The book contains the follow novels of Sir Edward Scott: The Black Dwarf -Old Mortality -Quentin Durward The page numbers include indices, glossaries, and notes for each novel.

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Old Mortality by Sir Walter Scott (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The Antiquary () is a novel by Sir Walter Scott about an amateur historian, archaeologist and collector of items of dubious antiquity. Although he is the eponymous character, he is not necessarily the hero, as many of the characters around him undergo far more significant journeys or change/5.

A rounded, smooth blend, the Antiquary 12 year old is a great whisky which Jim Murray awarded an incredible 92 points to in his Whisky Bible.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt. The nose is light and well-balanced. There are notes of malted barley and honey, a touch of spice and fresh fruit salad.

The palate is of medium-body with /5. This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Novels of Sir Walter Scott: Waverly, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe, The Pirate, Old Mortality, The Guy Mannering, The Antiquary, The Heart of Midlothian and many more (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents/5.

Buy The Waverley Novels Volume 1 Waverley, Guy Mannering, The Antiquary, Rob Roy, Old Mortality By Sir Walter Scott, in Acceptable condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery. ISBN:Price: $ Old Mortality is not as well known nor is it as popular as Rob Roy, Ivanhoe or Kenilworth, all of which followed it in the five years subsequent to its publication in It also precedes The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor, both of which were part of Scott's series of novels "Tales of My Landlord"/5(8).

The Antiquary is said to have been Scott's favorite of his own novels. I am not sure why (personally, I would vote for Old Mortality.) Some reviewers speculate that it is because he modeled the principal character, Jonathan Oldbuck, on himself, a kind of humorous self-caricature/5(4).

The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott An antiquarian or antiquary (from the Latin: antiquarius, meaning pertaining to ancient times) is an aficionado or student of antiquities or things of the past. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection.

Rob Roy, Old Mortality, The Lady of the Lake Brand: Barnes & Noble. The Antiquary was Walter Scott’s third novel, set like the first two in Scotland in the 18th Century. Again, the novel is as much of value for entertainment as it is as an historical record of life in Scotland at that time, with all its cultural intricacies of dialect and language, manners and 75%(11).

The Waverly Novels: 26 Books in One Volume - Complete Collection: Rob Roy, Ivanhoe, The Pirate, Waverly, Old Mortality, The Guy Mannering, The Antiquary, The Heart of Midlothian, The Betrothed, The Talisman, Black Dwarf, The Monastery, Kenilworth, Legend Brand: e-artnow.

Complete summary of Sir Walter Scott's Old Mortality. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Old Mortality. Old Mortality by Katherine Anne Porter is a short novel set in the South at the turn of the twentieth century.

The narrative revolves around the impressions that two sisters, Maria and Miranda. Old Mortality (), which many consider the finest of Scott's Waverley novels, is a swift-moving historical romance that places an anachronistically liberal hero against the forces of fanaticism in seventeenth-century Scotland, in the period infamous as the `killing time'.

Its central character, Henry Morton, joins the rebels in order to fight Scotland's royalist oppressors, little as he /5(15). Old Mortality chanced to be at the same place, on the usual business of his pilgrimage; for the Castle of Dunnottar, though lying in the anti-covenanting district of the Mearns, was, with the parish churchyard, celebrated for the oppressions sustained there by the Cameronians in the time of James II.

The action of The Antiquary can be precisely dated to July and Augustapproximately a decade after the action of Guy Mannering. In Scott's conception, as expressed in the 'Advertisement' at the head of the first edition, the novel completed 'a series of fictitious narratives, intended to illustrate the manners of Scotland at three.Wikipedia Book - The Antiquary.

standard or slim CD case insert. Download M4B Part 1 (MB) Download M4B Part 2 (MB) Download M4B Part 3 (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. The Antiquary. Andrew LANG ( - ) and Sir Walter SCOTT ( - ).By: Sir Walter Scott () Illegitimacy, false identity, and bankruptcy are the major elements of Sir Walter Scott's novel, The Antiquary.

Set in the period of the French Revolution, the novel's hero, Lovel, struggles to gain repute and the hand of his beloved despite his uncertain parentage.