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Record Number: NTE0020

Related Work: Fortunes of Nigel, The

Illustration Title/Caption: The Fortunes of Nigel / The Scene with Nigel, Trapbois, and Colepepper

Keyword(s): Olifaunt, Nigel (Lord Glenvarloch) - Trapbois, 'Golden' - Colepepper, Captain Jack - Arms & Armaments - Combat & Duelling

Artist: John Massey Wright

Engraver: James Mitchell

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9 x 7

Date: 1825

Source Text: Novels and Romances of the Author of Waverley [18mo issue], 7 vols (Edinburgh: Constable & Co., 1825)

Position in Source Text: vol. 2 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: BL 12604.a.3

Image File Name: 0007411d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Colepepper, about to draw his sword aggressively, with Trapbois imploring in the middle, and Nigel at other end of room holding his sword but pointing it away [Ch. 23]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 41 (see image). Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Burgh-Westra as in vol. 2 of 1824 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Edward Finden.

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