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Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) The Waverley Novels.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) The Waverley Novels. Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1893. Edition deluxe, forty-eight octavo volumes, copy number 325 of 1,000 copies printed, with introductory essays and notes by Andrew Lang; all volumes illustrated throughout, bound in uniform half dark blue morocco with gold-tooled spines, t.e.g.; generally good, some slight rubbing and occasional minor losses of surface to the leather, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (48)
Estimate $300-500


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Andrew Lang, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Graphic design, Octavo, Paper art, Printing, Publishing, Visual arts

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