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[SCOTT, Walter]. Woodstock; or, the cavalier. A tale of the year sixteen hundred and fifty-one.

Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1826. First edition.
8vo. In three volumes. [3], vi-xvi, 315, [1]; [2], 332; [2], 370pp. Without half-titles. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed. Scattered foxing.
The first edition of Sir Walter Scott's (1771-1832) historical novel inspired by the legend of the Good Devil of Woodstock, which in 1649 supposedly tormented parliamentary commissioners who had taken possession of a royal residence at Woodstock, Oxfordshire; the twenty-second title in the Waverley Novels series.
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 24760