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Anne of Geierstein. Vol. XXIII of the Waverley Novels

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Anne of Geierstein. Vol. XXIII of the Waverley Novels

by Scott, Walter

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  • Hardcover
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Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1851. A nice copy in original brown cloth, with blind stamped border decorations on both upper and lower boards and a gilt illustration on upper (bust of Scott) and lower board (stone gateway to Abbotsford?) (both bright), gilt lettering on spine (dulled). Cloth is worn at the tips and also ends of spine, bookseller's (S. Eccles) ticket affixed to front pastedown, previous owner name and date (1854) top of title page, and minor spotting and soiling throughout. Subtitled "The Maiden of the Mist", this is volume 23 of a 25 volume set published by Cadell between 1841 and 1851 (based on title page dates), the half-title page is dated 1847 and has an illustration of "Death of Queen Margaret". Small octavo, pp: (iv) + 404, including an introduction by Scott dated Sept. 17, 1831 and eight pages of notes at rear.. Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket.

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Bookseller
Purpora Books CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
10214
Title
Anne of Geierstein. Vol. XXIII of the Waverley Novels
Author
Scott, Walter
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good Plus
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
Early Reprint
Publisher
Robert Cadell
Place of Publication
Edinburgh
Date Published
1851
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