The Lady Of the Lake, a Poem
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SCOTT, Sir Walter.
New York: Leavitt and Allen, 1858. hardcover. near fine. Illustrated with 6 steel engravings by John Gilbert, engraved by A.W. Graham. 344pp. Tall thick 8vo, handsomely bound in original full brown morocco, with gilt and blind-stamped geometric patterns on spine and covers, a.e.g. New York: Leavitt and Allen, (no date, circa 1858). A near fine copy.
SCOTT, Walter, Sir.
1810. SCOTT, Walter, Sir. THE LADY OF THE LAKE. A POEM. Edinburgh: John Ballantyne and others, 1810. 8vo. Contemporary full decorated and gilt calf, all edges gilt . (x), 433 pages. Fourth edition. Scott wrote The Lady in the Lake in 1810, and this is the fourth edition. It became such a popular work that it went through twelve editions that first year alone. He was drawing on the romance of the Arthurian legend but with an entirely different story set around Loch Katrine in the Trossachs of Scotland. Scott's material furnished subject matters for La Donna del Lago, an opera by Gioachino Rossini. It began a fashion for operas with Scottish settings and based on Scott's works of which Donizetti "Lucia di Lammermoor" is the most familiar. Bookplate from Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Library. Tips of spine and hinges worn, else very good.
SCOTT, Sir Walter [1771-1832]
Edinburgh: Printed For John Ballantyne And Co., Edinburgh; And Longman, Hurst, Rees, And Orme, And W.Miller, London; By James Ballantyne And Co., Edinburgh, 1810. Fourth Edition, First Issue. NCBEL III 672. Todd 47Af. 8vo. pp. 5 p.l., 433.contemporary half calf, gilt back (paper sides peeling, former ownership entry excised from title)
Sir Walter Scott
- Edinburgh - Archibald Constable and Co., 1815 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two uniformly-bound works of the poetry of Sir Walter Scott. Containing:The Lady of the Lake (1819, twelfth edition)The Lord of the Isles (1815, second edition)The Lady of the Lake has three main plots: the contest among three men, Roderick Dhu, James Fitz-James, and Malcolm Graeme, to win the love of Ellen Douglas; the feud and reconciliation of King James V of Scotland and James Douglas; and a war between the lowland Scots (led by James V) and the highland clans (led by Roderick Dhu of Clan Alpine). The Lord of the Isles is a rhymed, romantic, narrative-poem by Sir Walter Scott, written in 1815. Condition: In calf bindings. Externally, smart, though with some rubbing, and marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bookplates to front free-endpaper. Pages are bright and clean, with just a few instances of foxing throughout. Ink spill to fore-edge of Lord of the Isles. Overall: VERY GOOD..
SCOTT, SIR WALTER.
Edinburgh, Robert Cadell. 1832. . Small 8vo; pp. xvi, 452, last 6 blank; contemporary full leather binding; gilt decoration to boards and spine; gilt title on spine; all page edges gilt; page separation at half title not affecting integrity of book; light bumping to corners and edges; a good copy. Nice early Edition. Includes 150 pages of notes to The Lady Of The Lake.
Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832).
J. & B. Williams, Exeter: ., 1842. 232 p. Foxed. XLib stamp of the Lebanon Historical Society on front paste down. 130 mm. Original leather binding, worn. Loss at head of spine. Very scarce. This Exeter edition is apparently not in AI nor OCLC. Hardbound. Good. AI BX 8. Hardcover.
Scott, Sir Walter
Boston: W. Wells and T.B. Wait and Co., 1810. The american Edition of the Lady quite content in her Lake. Sadly front and rear panels of the original boards missing, the spine though leather and present fairly rubbed, a candidate for rebinding.. Hard Cover. Small Octavo.
SIR WALTER SCOTT
MASON BAKER & PRATT, 1873. Hardcover. Used; Good. Green cloth ornately decorated and embossed in gold and black. Cloth is worn at spine and top of both boards,corners are bumped. dark brown endpapers, Portrait frontis with tissue guard, yellowing to page edges, interior is tight and clean
Scott, Sir Walter
NY: C. S. Francis. Hardcover. Fair. No dust jacket as issued. tape on spine brown boards . Fair. 1852.