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Record Number: NTE0025

Related Work: Quentin Durward

Illustration Title/Caption: Quentin Durward / Quentin Presenting to the Countess of Croye the Letter of her Aunt

Keyword(s): Chivalry - Croye, Isabelle, Countess de ('Jacqueline') - Durward, Quentin - Knights - Soldiers

Artist: William Brockedon

Engraver: Charles Rolls

Work Type: engraving

Size(cm): 9 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. 7 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: BL 12604.a.3

Image File Name: 0014516d.jpg

Notes: Depicts Quentin Durward, on horseback in armour, tilting his lance with letter on its point towards the battlements of Peronne, close to its gateway [Ch. 36]. Imprint of Hurst, Robinson, & Co., London (the secondary publishers on title-page). Also appears in 'The Waverley Album' (London: Charles Heath, [1832]), facing p. 47 (see image). Vol. also includes title-page vignette of Castle of Plessis-le-Tours as in vol. 8 of 1824 12mo issue, but with engraver given as Edward Finden.

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