BEWICK, Thomas & John; Select Fables; with Cuts, designed and engraved by Thomas and John Bewick, and Others, previous to the year 1784; together with a Memoir; and a descriptive Catalogue of the Works of Messrs

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42. SCOTT, Sir Walter The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. Including his Great Metrical Romances, Copyright Lyrical Pieces, Miscellaneous Poems and Ballads. With a Memoir of the Author. Illustrated by Many Engravings on Steel and Wood. Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black, 1857. Full richly gilt morocco. 748 p. All edges gilt. 6 extratext steel engravings after J.M.W. Turner and one after Raeburn (portrait). Spine browned, edges a bit worn. A few little spots. Inscription in pencil dated 27/12/[18]66. Some foxing.

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* Attractive contemporary red leather binding with rich decoration on upper and lower cover with botanic motifs on the edges and doublures. Graceful period piece with the extremely detailed Turner engravings.