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The Lady of the Lake, Fore-Edge Painted by  Walter Scott - 1st Edition. - 1871 - from mclinhavenbooks (SKU: 0003757)

The Lady of the Lake, Fore-Edge Painted

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The Lady of the Lake, Fore-Edge Painted

by Scott, Walter

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  • hardcover
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Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1871. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/no dust Jackets. Heading: [Fore-edge Painting] Author: Scott, Walter Title: The Lady of the Lake Place Published: Edinburgh Publisher:Adam and Charles Black Date Published: 1871 Description: Red calf, ornately stamped in blind and gilt on boards and spine, gilt-stamped lettering in green leather spine label, a.e.g, with fore-edge painting of a view of Loch Katrine; small 8vo; pp. [1] (engraved title-p.), 353, plus frontispiece. With engravings at the beginning of each canto. Some light scuffing along joints and edges of boards, else fine.Bookplates (school prize, and ex libris Edward Thomas King) on front paste-down and endpaper. A pretty binding. Donated by Sanctuary Books, New York, NY. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall


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The Lady of the Lake, Fore-Edge Painted
Scott, Walter
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Used - Near Fine
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no dust Jackets
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1st Edition.
Adam and Charles Black
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About mclinhavenbooks

We are a privately owned book selling business and take great pride in a diverse and eclectic inventory of books. We sell to most other countries of the World, [please see countries we sell too] We sell almost exclusively hardcover books, a large part are Signed, in many categories. Mclin Haven has been selling books for over eleven years. Orders are shipped within one business day.


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