145
145
Scott, Walter [Sir]
THE WAVERLEY NOVELS. NEW YORK: THE CAXTON SOCIETY, CIRCA 1910
Estimate
8,00012,000
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145
Scott, Walter [Sir]
THE WAVERLEY NOVELS. NEW YORK: THE CAXTON SOCIETY, CIRCA 1910
Estimate
8,00012,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Scott, Walter [Sir]
THE WAVERLEY NOVELS. NEW YORK: THE CAXTON SOCIETY, CIRCA 1910
51 volumes, 4to. Each volume with three frontispieces, most hand-colored engravings, many volumes possessing an original watercolor illustration by H.C. Green or P. Valois, ONE-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR bound into first volume, in-text illustrations throughout. Original laminated autumnal-leaf full morocco, elaborately decorated in gilt, boards with central armorial device and thistle devices to corners, spines with raised bands in six compartments lettered or stamped in gilt, turn-ins ruled in gilt with repeating thistle device, white morocco doublures with repeating armorial device, crimson watered silk free endpapers, all edges gilt; minor rubbing to top edges, boards showing occasional minor wear, some scratches, top edges of several volumes bumped, breaking surface of volumes 8, 11, 12, and 40-42. 
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EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED EDITION, number 3 of 12 sets. One-page autograph letter signed, addressed to Archibald Constable, Esq., and dated 1807, inserted into first volume.

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