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The lay of the last minstrel

Scott, Walter, Sir ; Anthony, A. V. S.

Published by Ticknor and Co, Boston, 1887
Condition: Very Good(+) Hardcover
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Octavo in dark brown leather boards, lavishly blind-stamped and ornamented; raised bands to spine; AEG; marbled endpapers with gilded and stamped fine detail to board inner edges; b/w frontis with original tissue; 204 p., front., numerous b/w plates ; 25 cm. A remarkably ornate and handsome binding, with no credit as to binder. Illustrations "drawn by W.S.J. Harper, E.H. Garrett and others, engraved, and printed under the supervision of A.V.S. Anthony" Very Good(+) with mild shelfwear and superficial scuffing to corners and edges, incl. spine; two pages mild browning, probably from paper once laid in but now removed; ; binding slightly starting between pages 108-109 only. All in all a nice strudy copy of this exceptional binding. Elegant large personal owner signature of one Annie Laurie Small to front FEP. Bookseller Inventory # 77847

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Title: The lay of the last minstrel

Publisher: Ticknor and Co, Boston

Publication Date: 1887

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good(+)

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