Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott 1900
The Fortunes of Nigel. The Waverley Novels, Volume Fourteen. By Sir Walter Scott, Illustrated, Published by Peter Fenelon Collier, Publishers. New York, 1900.
- The Waverley Novels
- Volume Fourteen
Plot: A young Scottish nobleman, Nigel Olifaunt, Lord Glenvarloch, travels to London in order to ask the King to repay his father's loan. Nigel wishes to use the money to pay off a mortgage on his estate—but the Duke of Buckingham and Prince Charles already have their eyes on it. The lord is drawn into the chaotic life of the court, and when he becomes an enemy of the profligate Lord Dalgarno, he finds himself in grave danger.
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright, and historian.
Maroon cloth cover with gilt spine title. Solid binding with clean pages, inch & a half paper gutter tear at front endpaper, few dog-ears and mild cover wear. About 8 x 5 with 562pp. Illustrated drawings.