Lady of Lake Sir Walter Scott 1882 padded calf leather book in original boxBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, Illustrated Books, Sir Walter Scott, Lady of the Lake, Poetry).
The Lady of the Lake, by Sir Walter Scott. Library Edition.
Published 1882, Boston by Ticknor & Company.
244 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
Period full soft padded calf leather binding, smooth spine, gilt title lettering & floral cover decorations. Book still exists with it's original cardboard protective box which has a title label at one end.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn but still appealing, leather rubbed but still supple, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 6" W.