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The Lay of the Last Minstrel. Illustrated edition.

Scott (Bart), Sir Walter; William Sturgis Bigelow bookplate

Published by David Bogue, London, 1839
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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London: Bogue, 1839. 16mo. Green full-leather binding, gilt ruling and decorative coat-of-arms to boards of Scott of Branxholm, ancestor of the Duke of Buccleuch, decorated spine, all edges gilt, gilt decoration inside board edges. 312 pp. 10 exquisite steel-engraved plates, including two frontispieces and engraved title page vignette from the workshop of Edward and William Finden. First frontispiece drawn by J. H. Nixon; engraved by John Cleghorn; second also by Nixon, engraved by H. Allard. Other engravings by Charles Landseer (1799/1800-1879); G. Barret (possibly George); I. W. Wright; Copley Halding; S. A. Hart (Solomon Alexander Hart 1806-1881); There is also an engraving by J. M. W. Turner of Roslin Castle. BOOKPLATE OF WILLIAM STURGIS BIGELOW. William Sturgis Bigelow was a Boston Brahmin/hedonist, famous for his extensive collection of Asian art and extensive philanthropy, as well as his nude men-only parties on a small island off Nantucket. Near fine condition. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 011810

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Title: The Lay of the Last Minstrel. Illustrated ...

Publisher: David Bogue, London

Publication Date: 1839

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Finden, Edward and William (steel engravings); Roberts, David; Robson, George Fennell; Westall, William; Turner, J. M. W. (drawings) et al.

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First Thus.

Book Type: Association Copy

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