Provincial Antiquities and Picturesque Scenery of Scotland. With descriptive illustrations.

  • Scott, Sir Walter
  • London: Published by John & Arthur Arch, Cornhill, and by William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1826

£850

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Description

FIRST EDITION, 2 vols. bound as 1 (continuously paginated), 4to, pp. lii, 208, [4] + 2 engraved title-pages and 50 plates. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco, boards bordered with gilt rules and elaborate cornerpieces, spine divided by 5 raised bands, second compartment gilt-lettered direct, the rest with gilt borders, edges gilt, blue endpapers. A little spotting and light offsetting from plates. Spine sunned, extremities rubbed, hinges cracking but strong.

Notes

A finely bound copy of this luxurious production. Twelve of the plates are after J.M.W. Turner; a number are engraved by the Le Keuxs, and one by W.H. Lizars.

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