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Familiar Letters of Sir Walter Scott, in Two Volumes by Sir Walter Scott; Edited by David Douglas - Signed First Edition - 1894 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 008234)

Familiar Letters of Sir Walter Scott, in Two Volumes

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Familiar Letters of Sir Walter Scott, in Two Volumes

by Sir Walter Scott; Edited by David Douglas

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  • First
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Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1894. SCARCE. Two volumes, with portrait, vignette titles and large facsimile manuscript plan of Abbotsford, in signed binding by Henderson & Bissey of half dark blue morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers, tops gilt. Near Fine, a bit of toning associated with frontis engravings, light rubbing at edges, small bumps fore edge Vol. II. Large fold-out plan at rear of Vol. I is Fine. . First Edition. Half Morocco. Very Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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Familiar Letters of Sir Walter Scott, in Two Volumes
Sir Walter Scott; Edited by David Douglas
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Used - Very Fine
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No Jacket, As Issued
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First Edition
David Douglas
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Literature; Fine Bindings; Nineteenth Century;
8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall

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Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
Indicates that the affected part of the book has been impacted in such a way so as to cause a flattening, indention, or light...[more]
Marbled boards
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fore edge
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First Edition
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An exact copy of an original work. In books, it refers to a copy or reproduction, as accurate as possible, of an original...[more]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
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