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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott / Sir Walter Scott

2015.7.116

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Walter Scott

Red Line Edition

Routledge & Sons

London

England

circa 1880

Ballantyne, Hanson and Company

Edinburgh

ScotlandUnited Kingdom

Publisher's Binding- Gold Band Titles

Dark brown beveled cloth with elaborate gilt Victorian decorated binding. "SCOTT" stamped in black and maroon within a gilt decorated diamond beveled inset panel of green cloth with urn and fern motif recessed within center of front cover surrounded by Eastlake designs stamped in black. Spine has large urn and fern in gilt and black with "Scott's Poems Illustrated" in gilt title bands. All edges gilt. Yellow endpapers.

No publication date. Gift inscription dated 1882

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