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The Waverley Keepsake, and Abbotsford Album,
London: RA Charlton, 1838 Or Beauties of Sir Walter Scott, Illustrated with splendid engravings on Steel.Bound in contemporary maroon cloth with an embossed floral motif, corners slightly rubbed. Spine, faded, titles and tooling in gilt, edges bumped. Internally, yellow endpapers, armorial stamp to fpd, school prize giving dedication to fep (?H Gardner at Mt Bird's Tintelleries 1838), B&W tissue guarded frontis and the additional engraved title page present, (iv), [1], 2-308 pp, 7 B&W plates, printed by J Simpson, London, text block edges in gilt, not dated but inscription is for 1838 and the title also states 1838. Lovely plates! Uncommon, held by only 5 UK institutions, not been sold at auction for over 25 years.Scott, Sir Walter, poet and novelist. See ODNB.
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