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The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott [complete in 12 volumes]
Edinburgh : Printed for Robert Cadell; & Whittaker & Co. London, 1833-1834, 1833. 1st Edition in this form. Good copies bound in contemporary aniline calf. Gilt-blocked leather spine labels, which are lacking on some volumes. Gilt-tooled spine compartments. Raised bands. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Bumped corners. Offsetting evident in each volume between the frontis. and engraved title page. Otherwise, text is bright and clean with just some slight yellowing noticeable in the margins. Remains quite well-preserved overall. ; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 0 pages; Physical description: 12 v. : ill., fronts., music ; 18 cm. Edited by J.G. Lockhart. The title-pages are engraved. Illustrated by J.M.W. Turner. Place and publisher taken from engraved t.p. The date is given as 1833 for v. 1-7, 1834 for v. 8, 10-12. No date is seen for v. 9. Printer statement from colophon: ""Edinburgh: Printed by Ballantyne and Co., Paul's work."" Contents: I-IV. Minstrelsy of the Scottish border. --V. Sir Tristrem. --VI. The lay of the last minstrel. Ballads from the German. Songs. Fragments. --VII. Marmion. --VIII. The lady of the lake. Miscellaneous poems. --IX. Rokeby. The vision of Don Roderick. --X. The lord of the isles. Occasional pieces. --XI. The bridal of Triermain. Harold the dauntless. The field of Waterloo. Songs and miscellanies. --XII. Halidon hill. MacDuff's cross. The doom of Devorgoil. Auchindrane. The house of Aspen. Goetz of Berlichingen [tr.] from the German of Goethe. Index.
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