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Poetical works

Author Scott, Walter
Title Poetical works
Imprint Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black
Date of Publication 1882
Language English
Notes This is a fine Scottish publisher's binding in red cloth, with the arms of Sir Walter Scott stamped in gilt on the front board. The black and gold decoration is striking and in good condition. Scott's initials are at the upper right of the front board, and at the foot of the board are various flowers and moths. The overall impression is striking. The Library has a copy of the text at SP.94, in a plain binding of polished calf.
Shelfmark Bdg.m.165
Acquired on 17/08/05
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