Sir Walter Scott: The Wounded Falcon

Sir Walter Scott: The Wounded Falcon

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NB: This is a secondhand book in very good condition. See our FAQs for more information. Photo is of the actual book - please note wear and tear. A description of our secondhand books is not always available. Please contact us if you have a question about this title. Author: Sir Arthur S. MacNalty Format: Hardback Number of Pages: Sir Walter Scott's: The Wounded Falcon is a biography written by Sir Arthur S. MacNalty and published by Johnson in 1969. The author, in his final contribution to the Medical Viewpoint Series, considers the life and medical history of Sir Walter Scott.He reveals how, after recovering from ill-health in childhood consequent on infantile paralysis at an early age and reaching the pinnacle of success as a popular romantic poet and novelist, Scott's later years were clouded, first by attacks of gall-stone and renal colic. Then subsequent to this by the strain...

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NB: This is a secondhand book in very good condition. See our FAQs for more information. Photo is of the actual book - please note wear and tear. A description of our secondhand books is not always available. Please contact us if you have a question about this title.

Author: Sir Arthur S. MacNalty

Format: Hardback

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Sir Walter Scott's: The Wounded Falcon is a biography written by Sir Arthur S. MacNalty and published by Johnson in 1969. The author, in his final contribution to the Medical Viewpoint Series, considers the life and medical history of Sir Walter Scott.He reveals how, after recovering from ill-health in childhood consequent on infantile paralysis at an early age and reaching the pinnacle of success as a popular romantic poet and novelist, Scott's later years were clouded, first by attacks of gall-stone and renal colic. Then subsequent to this by the strain of overwork necessary to pay off the huge publishing losses incurred by his association with the firm of James Ballantyne which crashed in 1825. Successive attacks of hemiplegia, his familiar complaint, were followed by his death at the comparatively early age of 61 in 1832. First Edition. Ex- Library - sticker is affixed to front pastedown. Condition: Fair with some foxing along the top edge. Dust jacket: Good with general shelf wear. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting.
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