Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart.

  • (Scott, Walter) Lockhart, John Gibson
  • Edinburgh: Robert Cadell 1837


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FIRST EDITION, 7 vols., 8vo pp. [iv], iv, 417, [1] + frontispiece, errata slip and folding handwriting facsimile; [ii], iii, [i], 407, [1] + errata slip; [ii], iii, [i], 414; [ii], iv, 383, [1]; [iii]-vii, [i], 418; [iii]-ix, [i], 393, [1]; [iii]-xvi, 478, [2]. Contemporary half midnight blue calf, marbled boards, spines divided by raised bands gilt, 2nd and 4th compartments lettered direct in gilt, edges sprinkled red. A little foxing to flyleaves and plates, some spotting to title-pages, inkstain to one opening. A little rubbed, spines lightly sunned. Bookplates of Joshua Rigg to pastedowns, gift inscription to flyleaf of vol. 1: ‘Given to Doctor Rigg by Georgina Histon as a small mark of her gratitude for his attention, kindness and professional skill during her husband’s late severe illness. Wigton, 4 March 1848’.


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