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Works of Walter Scott
1900. SCOTT, Walter. Works of Walter Scott Embracing the Waverly Novels and Poems. Also his Life by J.G. Lockhart. With a general introduction by Walter Besant. London: Merrill & Baker, circa 1900. 33 volumes. Thick octavo, contemporary three-quarter blue-green crushed morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and partially unopened. $8200.Scarce Edition de Grande Luxe set of Scott's Works, a splendid limited edition, number 29 of only 500 copies, with over 1,000 full-page illustrations, handsomely bound in contemporary three-quarter crushed morocco.This 33-volume limited edition set of Scott's Works includes beloved novels such as Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Waverley and Kenilworth, two volumes of his poetry, and J.G. Lockhart's multi-volume Life of Sir Walter Scott. It is illustrated with over 1,000 plates, including hand-colored frontispieces, India proof plates, steel engravings, photogravures, and facsimiles. Bookplates. Small library stamps.A fine set, beautifully bound in rich crushed morocco gilt and marbled boards.
      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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