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series of sketches of the existing localities alluded to in the Waverley novels

James Skene

series of sketches of the existing localities alluded to in the Waverley novels

by James Skene

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Published by Cadell in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scott, Walter, -- Sir, -- 1771-1832.

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    Statement(Skene).
    ContributionsScott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832.
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    Open LibraryOL20184972M

    A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities Alluded to in th'e Waverley Novels (Edinburgh, ). On Skene's connections with. Skene, James‘Series of sketches alluded to in the Waverley novels” Cadell Edinburgh Skelton,R.A. () ' The Military Survey of Scotland '. Scottish Geographical Magazine Reprinted as Skelton, Raleigh A. (). Snoddy,TG ()‘Round About Greenock. A sketchbook of West-Renfrewshire and North-Cunningham.

    Skene was an accomplished linguist, speaking fluently French, German, and Italian. He produced, by way of illustrations of Scott, ‘A Series of Sketches of the existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels,’ etched from his own drawings (Edinb. , 8vo). 'Flora in the Glen of Glennaquoich', engraved by Charles Heath after Charles Robert Leslie. From: The Waverley Album (London: C. Heath, ).

    Summary. This precipitous promontory is cut off from the N by a rampart about 5m in thickness and fronted by a ditch 10m in breadth. The rampart terminates short of the margin of the promontory on the E, probably marking the position of the entrance.   Skene was an accomplished linguist, speaking fluently French, German, and Italian. He produced, by way of illustrations of Scott, ‘A Series of Sketches of the existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels,’ etched from his own drawings (Edinb. , 8vo).


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A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities Alluded to in the Waverley Novels: Etched from Item PreviewPages: Excerpt from Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities Alluded to in the Waverley Novels: Etched From Original DrawingsSo far as the pencil is concerned, these Sketches do not presume to claim any merit beyond that of strict fidelity; with this proviso, that such subjects as are now in ruins, are, where practicable, restored to the state they were in at the particular period assumed by the Author of Waverley.

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Etched from original drawings by J. Skene ID: JF4 (RM) Works, including the Waverley novels and the poems. the Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels (Edinburgh, ). The plates in this volume were etched, and the result un-fortunately justified Scott's misgiving, failing dismally to do justice to Skene's virtues.

The prospects of the volume were anyway somewhat overshadowed by the. Skene produced A Series of Sketches of the existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels, etched from his own drawings (Edinburgh, ). He wrote for the Transactions of societies to which he belonged, and edited John Spalding's History of the Troubles in Scotland for the Bannatyne Club ( Siebert, A.

Untersuchungen zu Walter Scott’s Waverley. Skene, J. Sketches of the Existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels. Edinburgh, ——Memories of Sir Walter Scott. Thomson, B. Smiles, Samuel. Life of John Murray. 2 vols.

Smith, Goldwin. Sir Walter Scott in English Poets. Ward, T. Vol. For example see James Skene, A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels Etched from Original Drawings, Edinburghfacing p James Skene, “White Horse Inn” from A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities Alluded to in the Waverley Novels.

Etched from Original Drawings by James Skene, Esq. (Edinburgh: Cadell & Co., ). Charles Robert Leslie, engraved by William Henry Mote, “Rose. "A series of sketches of the existing localities alluded to in the Waverley novels.

Etched from original drawings by James Skene Esq. Edinburgh Page. "these Sketches do not presume to claim any merit beyond that of strict fidelity; with this proviso, that such subjects as are now in ruins, are, where practicable, restored to the.

A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels Etched from Original Drawings by James Skene, Esq. (Edinburgh: Cadell & Co., []) [SKE]. Landscape Illustrations of the Waverley Novels, with Descriptions of the Views, 2 vols (London: Charles Tilt, ) [LIW].

The second was a series of illustrations, called A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities Alluded to in the Waverley Novels, which would directly complement the production of the Magnum Opus illustrations.

This was to be a two-volume edition, of which only one was actually published indue to the strain of the work on Skene. Melrose Abbey had by already been illustrated by James Skene for his A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels Etched from Original Drawings, Edinburghfacing p, and engraved by William Finden after David Roberts for Charles Tilt, Landscape Illustrations of the Waverley Novels, with Descriptions of the Views,Londonfacing p.

'A Series of Sketches of the existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels. Etched from original drawings by James Skene Esq. Edinburgh ' page 53 .'these Sketches do not presume to claim any merit beyond that of strict fidelity ; with this proviso, that such subjects as are now in ruins, are, where practicable, restored to the state they were in at the particular period assumed by the Author of.

Inthe same year as Anne of Geierstein, Skene published a book entitled A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities Alluded to in the Waverley Novels. A second volume was planned but was never printed, unfortunately: five pictures should have been devoted to our novel, including two Provence landscapes (‘St.

Victoire’ and ‘La Garagoulle’, after the watercolours now housed at the National. Manor Glen and the Dwarf’s Hut were illustrated and described in connection to The Black Dwarf by James Skene, A series of sketches of the existing localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels, Edinburgh and Londonpp–7.

Manor Glen printed between pp–51, The Dwarf’s Hut printed between pp–   The book was published on July 7, the press hardly keeping up with the activity of the author.

Scott had written “two volumes in three summer weeks” and the printers had not shown less activity, while binders and stitchers must have worked extra tides. “Waverley. A first Dutch publication, edited by Rob van der Laarse, initiator of heritage studies at the Univerisity of Amsterdam (published Amsterdam ), with contributions of prominent Dutch and English.

History on the walls: siege novels and the lure of collective heroism part iii: the english historical novel: an alternate path 5. Juvenile: children, play, and history Notes Chronological list of historical novels book, are listed in the bibliography.He produced, by way of illustrations of Scott, ‘A Series of Sketches of the Existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels,’ etched from his own drawings.He edited Spalding s History of the Troubles, inproduced a "Series of Sketches of Existing Localities," alluded to in the Waverley Novels, inand was the author of manuscript memoranda utilised by Lockhart in his life of Scott.

He lived for six years, from tillin Greece.