SCOTT, Sir Walter
Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black,, 1852. Complete in one volume. With all his introduction and notes; also various readings, and the editor's notes. Octavo (251 × 166 mm). Contemporary green full calf, spine intricately gilt-tooled in compartments with an orange morocco title label, sides bordered with gilt and blind rules and gilt fleuron cornerpieces, armorial crest gilt stamped to centre of both boards, pink silk bookmarker, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved portrait frontispiece, vignette title page, and illustrated plates throughout. Very slight fading to spine and top edges of boards, minor rubbing to extremities, a few trivial marks and scratches to leather, still an excellent and attractive copy. A very handsomely bound and illustrated copy of Scott's poetical works, including The Lay of the Last Minstrel, The Lady of the Lake, The Lord of the Isles, the verses from his prose works such as Waverley, Rob Roy and Ivanhoe.