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Article on romance by Sir Walter Scott for the 'Encyclopaedia Britannica'., 1824.

Identifier: MS.23050

Scope and Contents

Includes a portrait of Sir Walter Scott.


  • Creation: 1824.

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97 Leaves ; Large quarto.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


97 folios.

Custodial History

There is a signed statement on the fly-leaf in the autograph of Professor Napier; beneath this statement is an inscription by John Gibson Craig, saying that the manuscript had been given to him in 1826 by Professor Napier.


The article is complete but differs slightly from the printed text as it appeared in the 'Encyclopaedia Brittanica', supplements to the 4th-6th edition, edited by McVey Napier, 1824.

Physical Description

Bound in Russia leather, gilt.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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