WAVERLEY NOVELS. Sir Walter Scott.

WAVERLEY NOVELS.

Complete in 48 volumes, totalling approximately 18,000 pages, each volume with an engraved frontispiece and vignette title page, several extra plates (see footnote), an engraved dedication leaf Volume I, folding plan (of Kenilworth Castle) at the end of Volume 23, glossary Volume 48; post 12mo; bound by Kerr & Richardson, of Glasgow, in full navy morocco, the spines lettered and decorated in gilt, boards with triple gilt rule border, gilt edges and turn-ins, occasionally slightly rubbed; a.e.g.; ribbon markers; marbled endpapers; early inked catalogue slip on blank preliminary leaf Volume I, a couple of corners creased, a few marginal damp stains and occasional edge splits, some light foxing and offsetting of plates, a little light soiling; Cadell & Company, Edinburgh, 1829- 1833. First edition. Todd & Bowden 348a. Sometimes referred to as the Abbotsford Edition(from Scott's address on the dedication leaf). *This set is extra illustrated, containing over 100 additional plates printed by Fisher & Son, London & Paris, (many of which are by Cruikshank). Several of the extra plates are dated (ranging from 1840 to 1845), and many bear the pencilled instructions to the binder. Item #125077

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