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The Life of Sir Walter Scott

The Life of Sir Walter Scott


Lockhart and Gibson’s ten volume set of "The Life of Sir Walter Scott", published in 1902. Bound in full polished calf, full gilt spines and gilt border on the inside of the boards, top edge gilt and the other edges untrimmed, little to no foxing, this set is in exceptional condition. Bound by Bickers and Son, Leicester Square. A Limited Edition set, no. 54 of 1040, hand-numbered, and volume 1 signed by the publisher. Medium 8vo; volume 1: xx & 329 pages, then over 300 pages per volume; extensive index and list of works in volume 10; 98 plates, plus a coloured plan of Abbotsbury, and facsimile letter title-pages printed in black with red title and date, and with an engraved decoration to each; the whole work printed on laid paper throughout. A very nice limited edition set, named the "Edinburgh Edition".

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