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Old Mortality by  Sir Walter Scott - Hardcover - 1903 - from YesterYear Books (SKU: 028269)

Old Mortality

Old Mortality by  Sir Walter Scott - Hardcover - 1903 - from YesterYear Books (SKU: 028269)

Old Mortality

by Scott, Sir Walter

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  • Hardcover
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London: James Nisbet & Co., Limited, 1903. A most odd specimen lacking the illustrations as listed ( not removed ) except for the frontispiece which purports to be on page 264. Some odd spotting mainly to prelims. Internally clean with text slightly offset. Red boards show normal wear /sunning. Publisher's gilt emblem to front board, gilt decoration and lettering to sunned spine. Previous owner's details to ffep dd 1918. 399 pages.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Paget, Sidney. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Synopsis

Old Mortality is a novel by Sir Walter Scott set in the period 1679-89 in south west Scotland. It forms, along with The Black Dwarf, the 1st series of Scott's Tales of My Landlord. The two novels were published together in 1816. Old Mortality is considered one of Scott's best novels. It was originally titled The Tale of Old Mortality, but is generally shortened in most references.

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Bookseller
YesterYear Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
028269
Title
Old Mortality
Author
Scott, Sir Walter
Illustrator
Paget, Sidney
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
James Nisbet & Co., Limited
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1903
Keywords
.jpg SCOTT PAGET
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction / Author S;
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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We are a small family run internet bookshop. We have built a quality collection of out-of-print and hard-to-find titles as well as the classics of literature and some interesting articles of local history and military books.We post every weekday & sometimes on Saturday. We can also post via Special Delivery for guaranteed next day delivery - - please give us a call on 01582 655038 if your order is urgent.Best wishes,Sara & Tony Williams

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
jacket
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sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [More]
offset
A technique of printing where the inked image or text is ... [More]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free End Paper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that... [More]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also... [More]

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