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Lot 187

Sir Walter Scott "Ivanhoe, A Romance" Leather Bound in Three Volumes 1820

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500

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Sir Walter Scott, "Ivanhoe, A Romance by the author of Waverley", Leather Bound in Three Volumes, Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh, 1820.

Complete in three volumes, vol. I: xxxiii, 298 pp; vol. II: 327 pp; vol. III: 371 pp.

Rebound in Leather with gilt lettering, stamped 1820 at base of spine. Binding tight. Library Book Club Rules handwritten on front endpaper of vol. 1.

Presumed First Edition. Volume I pages 159-306 misnumbered 151-298, formemark on page [iii] is 9, the first word on p. iv, line 6, is "Peter;" p. v, line 12, the second and fourth words are "which," and the formemark is 6; p. vi, line 14, the first word is "observed;" p. ix, line 1, there is no comma after "fought;" p. xii, line 5, there is no comma after "people;" p. xv, line 3, word six is "toilsome;" p. xvi, line 20, the first word is "ton;" there are no formemarks on pp. xvi, xix, or xxiv; p. xxviii has formemark 9; p. xxx has formemark 12; and p. xxix has a comma after the word "paste" in the first line.

Condition very good, some rubbing and staining to leather boards, see photographs.

 

 

Condition

Condition very good, some rubbing and staining to leather boards, see photographs.

Overall Dimensions
Height: 7.25 in
Width: 4.75 in
Depth: 3.50 in
Weight: 3.00 lbs

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