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Record Number: NTE0022

Related Work: Peveril of the Peak

Illustration Title/Caption: Peveril of the Peak / Sir Geoffrey Peveril Opposing Bridgenorth in his Pursuit of the Countess of Derby

Keyword(s): Bridgenorth, Major Ralph - Peveril, Sir Geoffrey - Horses

Artist: Abraham Cooper

Engraver: Charles Rolls

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 8.5 x 6.5

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. 4 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: BL 12604.a.3

Image File Name: 0014479d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Sir Geoffrey Peveril mounted on Black Hastings impeding the path of Major Bridgenorth, who rides a white stallion [Ch. 7] Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Todd & Bowden place this plate in vol. 5. Also appears in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 45 (see image). Present vol. also includes title-page vignette of Camlet Moat as in vol. 4 of 1824 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Edward Finden.

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