Sir Walter Scott’s residence from 1812 to 1832, near Melrose, in SE Scotland.
Such was the creation of Scott’s Abbotsford, a real ‘romance in stone and lime,’ to use the Frenchman’s hackneyed phrase.
A few copies of these letters were printed for the use of the Abbotsford Club.
The Book-Hunter John Hill Burton
Footnote 91: A cocklaird adjoining Abbotsford at the eastern side.
Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume V (of 10) John Gibson Lockhart
This was the simple beginning of the magnificent Abbotsford home.
Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 6 Charles H. Sylvester
His journey did him no good, and he died at Abbotsford on the 25th of November.
Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860 George Saintsbury
This may well take the form of an imaginary visit to Abbotsford.
Lady of the Lake Sir Walter Scott
He did not persevere in literary labours, his time becoming wholly occupied in superintending improvements at Abbotsford.
The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume II. Various
Thus Abbotsford grew, of which all the critics have talked as if its, alas!
Royal Edinburgh Margaret Oliphant
This “new building” became in time the mansion now known as Abbotsford.
The Best of the World’s Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IX (of X) – America – I Various
We shall be at Abbotsford on the 12th, and hope soon to see you there.
Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 4 (of 10) John Gibson Lockhart.
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