The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; comprising specimens of architecture and sculpture, and other vestiges of former ages, accompanied by descriptions. Illustrations of remarkable incidents in border history and tradition, and original poetry. vol. II.

By: [Fore-Edge Painting] SCOTT, Walter.

Price: $1,800.00

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Volume II only. Small folio. [89]-209; ci, [i], [xii] pp. Numerous fine engraved plates. Original full crimson red straight-grained morocco, gilt tooled covers, gilt spine, a.e.g. Unrelated broadsheet mounted to rear inside cover. Bookplate of Robert John Verney, Lord Willoughby de Broke. Probably sold by Dawson's Book Shop. Signature and inscription of Gladys McKenney Molony, to St. Mary-of-the-Woods College Library, April 9, 1976. Superb binding. With a fore-edge painting by the "Dover" painter, of "Edinburgh from the Grass Market." Painted ca. 1926-28. Provenance I: Gladys McKenney Molony purchased this fore-edge painting in 1976 and presented it to her alma mater. The library subsequently sold much of her gift during the summer of 2007. II: Robert John Verney, Lord Willoughby de Broke (1809-1862).

Title: The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; comprising specimens of architecture and sculpture, and other vestiges of former ages, accompanied by descriptions. Illustrations of remarkable incidents in border history and tradition, and original poetry. vol. II.

Author Name: [Fore-Edge Painting] SCOTT, Walter.

Categories: Fore-edge Painting,

Publisher: London:, Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, . . . 1817.: 1817

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: FF152

Keywords: Fore-Edge Painting