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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. In Twelve Finely Bound Volumes.

Sir Walter Scott, Bart.


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Ref. 109864   Edition. Reprint

Published By: Adam and Charles Black 1861 (Edinburgh)

12 volumes uniformly bound in fine Hatchard & Co London binding. Tan polished calf with double ruled blind border to boards. Five raised bands to spine, richly decorated with gilt. Red and green morocco bands. Edges speckled red. Binder's stamp to ffep. Bookplate to ffep Henry A. Brassey, likely Henry Arthur Brassey (1840-1891) who was the MP for Sandwich. Landscape frontispiece with tissue guard and illustrated half title to each volume. i. Border Minstrelsy. viii + 428 pp. ii. 360 pp. iii. 348 pp. Title page shaded with light spotting to verso. Small spots to front board. iv. iv + 388 pp. Light occasional foxing, spotting to title page. v. Sir Tristrem. xiv + 493 pp. A few small spots to front board. vi. Lay of the Last Minstrel. Ballads from the German, etc. iv + 382 pp. A few small spots and small scuffed patch to front board. vii. Marmion. 404 pp. A few scuffed patches to front board. viii. The Lady of the Lake. Miscellaneous Poems. iv + 396 pp. Small spots over boards. ix. Rokeby. 440 pp. Two small spots to front board. x. The Lord of the Isles. Occasional Pieces. iv + 380 pp. A few small spots across boards. xi. The Bridal of Triermain. Harold the Dauntless, etc. ii + 382 pp. Small spot to front board. Light scuffing to rear board. xii. Dramas. 594 pp. A few spots across boards. Light shelf wear and rubbing to each book. Shading to ffep and faint toning to page edges. Top edges darkened. Specific faults mentioned above. Overall the set is bright and smart, presents really well. Beautiful set, collectable in fine binding.

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Binding: Hardback

Book Type: Book

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