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The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; Comprising Specimens of Architecture and Scultpure, and Other Vestiges of Former Ages, Accompanied by Descriptions

In Two Volumes

By Walter Scott

1814-17 - London - Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown

14" by 10"; (cxxvii) 92pp; 93pp-209pp (ci) [+ index].

 

DETAILS

A beautifully bound pair of volumes on The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland.

Complete in two volumes.

Together with illustrations of remarkable incidents in border history and tradition, and original poetry by Walter Scott.

Volume I contains 47 black and white plates and Volume II contains 45 plates.

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet.

Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature.

CONDITION

In red morocco leather bindings with gilt embellishment to the spines and boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed. There is some minor loss to the leather. Joints are starting but still reasonably firm. Rear board on volume II is held by cords only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with some scattered light foxing. Overall: GOOD.

 


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