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Memoirs Of The Life Of Sir Walter Scott, Bart

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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. by John Gibson Lockhart, two volumes published in Philadelphia in 1838.

Octavo, [two volumes], xvi, 17-600pp; viii, 11-765pp. Full brown leather, title in gilt over red leather spine labels, raised bands, gilt ruling. Sprinkled edges. Marbled endpapers, decorative gilt board edges. Frontispiece portrait in Volume I with tissue cover, some offsetting to title page. Toning to spines, rubbing to spines, spine ends and corners. Splash marks on the front cover of Volume I, corners of Volume II bumped. Solid bindings, some mild foxing to text pages, no notations or other markings to text. Bookseller’s label on front pastedown of Volume I, typed label with the word “TUCKER” pasted to endpapers of both volumes. (American Imprints 51311) A nice example of this biography of Scottish novelist Sir Walter Scott, by his son-in-law.

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Carey, Lea, & Blanchard


Early Edition

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Full leather


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