Peveril of the Peak by Sir Walter Scott

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages598
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9888301M
ISBN 101426427808
ISBN 109781426427800

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*** The novel's first page locates us in Central England's Derbyshire and its Peak District. We are told the history of Peveril Castle dating from the Norman Conquest.3/5(1). Dec 19,  · This page provides a brief summary of the plot of Scott's novel Peveril of the Peak, the background to its creation and how it was received at the time by critics and the public.

The First Edition complete in four volumes. A very attractive set in red half leather with marbled sides, very sound with minimal foxing and half-titles to all volumes.

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