August 15, 1771: Born, Sir Walter Scott. A hugely popular author in his own lifetime, Scott is generally regarded as the inventor of the historical novel. He did a great deal, as well, to awaken interest in the culture and history of the Scottish Highlands.

The Bride of Lammermoor and Other Works by Sir Walter Scott (Unexpurgated Edition) (Halcyon Classics)

Ivanhoe infographic

Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe Infographic to help you understand everything about the book. Visually learn all about the , themes, and Sir Walter Scott.

The Walter Scott Monument ~ is a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott at east Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh. photo by Jeremy Cupp

Sir Walter Scott Monument, Edinburgh, Scotland by Jeremy Cupp. The Sir Walter Scott statue designed by John Steell is located inside the Scott Monument

Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott    I don't need the house to be gigantic, but having architecture such as these would be fantastic to have on it.

Abbotsford House, formerly the residence of historical novelist and poet, Sir Walter Scott, near Melrose, Scotland

Dryburgh Abbey, Scottish Borders.  Sir Walter Scott is buried here.

[Dryburgh Abbey ruins, near St. Boswells,Scottish Borders, Scotland along the River Treed. The abbey is the burial place of Sir Walter Scott and Field Marshal Earl Haig, the graves are situated through the arches.

oldbookillustrations:  Front cover from The lady of the lake, by Walter Scott, illustrated by Charles Edmund Brock. London, 1904.  (Source: archive.org)

via Lynne ‏ . Beautiful Book Cover: 'The Lady Of The Lake', by Sir Walter Scott. Illustrated by Charles Edmund

Vintage RARE 1800s EDITION of IVANHOE I really enjoyed this book.  It was exciting reading

Vintage RARE Edition of ~ Ivanhoe ~ by Sir Walter Scott ~ This was my introduction to the Historical novel genre.

Look back, and smile on perils past. - Walter Scott at BrainyQuote

Walter Scott Quotes

Enjoy the best Walter Scott Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Walter Scott, Scottish Novelist, Born August Share with your friends.

Cover of ‘The Lady of the Lake’ by Sir Walter Scott. Published 1910 by The Bobbs-Merrill Company in [Indianapolis archive.org

Cover of ‘The Lady of the Lake’ by Sir Walter Scott. Published 1910 by The Bobbs-Merrill Book cover

The Scott Monument, Princes Street, Edinburgh Sarah and I have a picture of us standing by this. sc

The Scott Monument, Princes Street, Edinburgh Sarah and I have a picture of us…

"A sound head, an honest heart, and an humble spirit are the three best guides through time and to eternity." Walter Scott (Isn't he Sir Walter Scott? Give him his title, people.)

Walter Scott quotes - Courtesy of temper, when it is used to veil churlishness of deed, is but a knight's girdle around the breast of a base clown.

Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to decieve...

Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive. for u BP and all the other narcs and psychos in the world!

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