Lot 131 of 145:
Sir Walter Scott Ivanhoe 1st Edn  

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Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Ivanhoe; A Romance
Author:
Scott, Sir Walter
Place:
Edinburgh
Publisher:
For Archibald Constable; and Hurst, Robinson & Co.
Date:
1820
Description:
3 volumes. [6], xxxiii, [1 (blank)], 158, 151-298; [4], 327; [4], 371, [1 (blank)], +3 ad pp. 7¾x4¾, finely bound in full crushed brown morocco, triple gilt rule on covers, spines ruled and lettered in gilt, inner gilt dentelles. Bound by Stikeman & Co. First Edition. Scott's best remembered and most famous work. First impression with errors in pagination in Volume I (pages run up to 158 and then repeats back to 151 and continue to 298 (i.e. 306)); "Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. Edinburgh on Volume 1 title page verso; press mark "9" on page iii; page iv, line 6 first word "Peter". Volume 1 and 2 with title page in state with exclamation mark over space between 'O' and 'R' in "prior"; Volume 3 title page with exclamation over of final 'R' in "prior" [no priority]; Volume 1, page 296, line 11 with a single quotation mark after "journey". Half-titles and ads present. Tipped into volume 1 is a facsimile of a letter from Sir Walter Scott to London bookseller Charles Till thanking him for a gift of some illustrations to his Waverly. Facsimile address leaf and flap with portion of wax seal remaining also present. Todd and Bowden 140A; Worthington 8; Grolier English 100, 71.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Spines a bit sunned, joints worn and starting, hinges cracking; wide strip at head of half-title in Volume 1 repaired (likely from the removal of a previous owner's name), occasional foxing; else very good.
 
Item number:
195597
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