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Record Number: NTE0002

Related Work: Waverley

Illustration Title/Caption: Waverley / Mac-Ivor Warned of his Fate by The Grey Spirit

Keyword(s): MacIvor, Fergus - Bodach Glas - Moonlight - Apparitions & Ghosts

Artist: Charles Robert Leslie

Engraver: James Mitchell

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9.5 x 7

Date: 1823

Source Text: Novels and Tales of the Author of Waverley [18mo issue], 12 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1823)

Position in Source Text: vol. 2 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: NLS, NG.1177.f.18

Image File Name: 0014652d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Fergus MacIvor, hand on scabbard, on a moonlit night confronting the Bodach Glas (Grey Spirit), who stands at the end of a foot-bridge [Ch. 59]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 3 (see image). Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Holyrood Palace, as in vol. 2 of 1821 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Charles Heath.

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