Bound by Sotheran. in decorative full red morocco with gilt borders on boards and inner dentelles; spine in compartments with raised bands and tooled gilt panels. Marbled endpapers and all edges gilt. Slight traces of wear to extremities and occasional light spotting, including on some print margins; otherwise a very fine clean copy. Bookseller's label of Henry Sotheran and Co. 36 Piccadilly London, who also had the book bound for them, at foot of verso of first free endpaper. 1877 gift inscription on second free endpaper.

£120.00

Publisher

Adam and Charles Black, North Bridge.,

Place

Edinburgh

Date

1874

Synopsis

Complete in one volume. with all his introductions, notes, various readings, and notes by j. g. lockhart, esq. illustrated by numerous engravings on steel, after j. m. w. turner, r. a.

Item Description

Large 8vo. 7 x 10 inches. [4] + lv + 823 pp. Text in double columns.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 25 steel engravings, after Turner, including portrait frontispiece and vignette half title and by folding facsimile.

Notes

A complete collection of Scott's poetry, including the great metrical romances, the miscellaneous pieces, the songs and fragments scattered over his novels and the various specimens, both serious and comic, originally printed in the Memoirs of his Life. This edition includes both Scott's own notes and those of his editor and biographer, John Gibson Lockhart (1794-1856). A fine, handsomely bound, copy.

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