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The monastery : A romance / By the author of 'Waverley' - [Complete in 3 volumes]
Edinburgh : printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London; and for Archibald Constable and Co., and John Ballantyne, Bookseller to the King, Edinburgh, 1820. 1st Edition. Very good copies all in contemporaryl half calf over marble boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and toned as with age. Remains a particularly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical desc.: 3 v. ([4], [1], 2-58, [1], 60-76, [3], 80-331, [1] p.; [4], 333, [3] p.; [4], 351, [1] p.) ; 12?. Notes: Signatures: V. 1: pi? A-N?? O6 P4; v. 2: pi? A-O??; v. 3: pi? A-O?? P6 Q?. In three volumes--t.p. The final page of vols. 1 & 3 and the last 3 pages of vol. 2 are blank. In volume 1, pages [1]-58 contain the 'Introductory Epistle' signed by 'Cuthbert Clutterbuck'; pages [59]-76 the 'Answer' by 'the author of Waverly'. Page [77] is the fly-title, and pages [79]-331 the text. The only Scott publication where John Ballantyne used bookseller to the King in the title imprint, cf. Todd and Bowden. Colophon: Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne & Co. ('and Co.' in vols. 2-3.). Subject: Scotland - History - 16th century - Fiction. Referenced by: Worthington, 9. Todd and Bowden, 144Aa.
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