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Record Number: NTE0006

Related Work: Rob Roy

Illustration Title/Caption: Rob Roy / Francis Osbaldistone & Diana Vernon in the Library

Keyword(s): Osbaldistone, Frank - Vernon, Diana - Libraries - Books - Arms & Armaments - Courtship

Artist: Charles Robert Leslie

Engraver: Charles Heath

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9 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. 6 (frontispiece)

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

Image File Name: 0014595d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Frank Osbaldistone leaning over the seated Diana Vernon, who looks at a manuscript in her hand, and has book on her lap [Ch. 16]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 11 (see image). Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Inversnaid Fort, as in vol. 8 of 1821 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Charles Heath.

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