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Author Name    Scott, Walter, Sir

Title   THE BORDER ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND; Comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture, and Other Vestiges of Former Ages, Accompanied by Descriptions. Together with Illustrations of Remarkable Incidents in Border History and Tradition, and Original Poetry. by Walter Scott, Esq. ...

Binding   Leather & Cloth

Book Condition   Fine

Publisher   London Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1814 [i.e. 1824?]

Seller ID   3100

Folio 13" - 23" tall; cxxvii, 209, cii, index pages; LARGE PAPER EDITION. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-row; J. Murray, Albermarle-street; John Greig, Upper-street, Islington; and Constable and co. Edinburgh. Description : 2 volumes. Frontispieces, 90 plates. 38.5 cm. Continuously paged. Added illustrated engraved title pages, frontispieces & plates, printed on mounted India paper, engraved By John Greig after Luke Clennell, George Arnald, Alexander Nasmyth, John Renton & Henry Webber. Only the "Introduction" (p. [iii]-cxxvii in v.1) is by Scott; references to him in the text (e g. , "Sir W. Scott", v.2, p.97) indicated that the text is by other hands. Printerís imprint at end of v.2: T. Davison, Lombard-street, Whitefriars, London. Authors : Clennell, Luke, 1781-1840, illustrator. Greig, John, fl.1800-1853, engraver. Magnificent bindings. Wonderfully gilt, ornamented and lettered, contemporary deep green morocco spines with 6 raised bands. Top edges gilt. Green cloth covered

Scotland England Topography Scotland England Architecture Scotland England Antiquities

Price = 2000.00 USD


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