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Scott, The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland.

Scott, The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland.

Scott, Walter. 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. First Edition. Two Volumes – Complete. London, Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown et al. 1814. 26 x 21 cm. Vol.1: cxxvii, 92 pages, engraved title plus 46 Plates. / Vol.2: pages 93 to 209, ci, engraved title plus 46 plates. Modern quarter morroco over marbled boards. Two red labels per spine. Gilt titles and Volume numbers. New plain end papers. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear to binding. Edges age darkened. Internally very clean with occasional age darkening / browning, mainly towards the edges and very mild foxing to first and last pages only. A beautiful set.

The two volumes contain all the plates listed in the book.

Two plates (207 and 208) contain two objects each (which are listed separately on the list of plates) on one plate, so that the total number of plates, including the engraved titles is 94. All are present in this copy.

Our price: EUR 280,-- 

Scott, The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland.
Scott, The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland.
Scott, The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland.
Scott, The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland.
Scott, The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland.
Scott, The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland.
Scott, The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland.

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