William Godwin's Diary

Texts Godwin Read


W Scott, çala (7  April  1813) Scott, WalterA collection of scarce and valuable tracts. On the most interesting and intertaining subjects, but chiefly such as relate to the history and constitution of these kingdoms; selected from an infinte number in print and manuscript in the Royal, Cotton, Sion, and other public, as well as private libr., particularly that of the late Lord Somers. Second edition, revised, augmented, and arranged by Walter Scott. 1809
WG may be reading any one of several works by Sir Walter Scott. He records readings on 1810-12-15 as well as 1806-11-03. Considering WG's current research interests (see for example diary entry on 1813-04-15), he may be consulting the above.

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