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Walter Scott
Edited by P. D. Garside


Walter Scott’s first novel, as he originally intended it to be read

This edition of Scott’s Waverley marks the bicentenary of the first publication of the novel. It presents the authoritatively edited text by Peter Garside for the Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels, together with a new short introduction, making the anonymous novel that enraptured its first audience again readily accessible to readers.

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About the Author

Sir Walter Scott, was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. Many of his works remain classics and include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor.

Peter Garside is Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is Executive/General Editor of the Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels (EEWN), and was Advisory/Associate General Editor the Stirling/South Carolina Edition of the Collected Works of James Hogg 1991-2010.