Lot 53 of 327:
Presentation from Sir Walter Scott  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$900
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The History of the House and Race of Douglas and Angus - With a presentation inscription from Sir Walter Scott

Author:
Hume, David

Place:
Edinburgh

Publisher:
T.W. and T. Ruddimans

Date:
1743

Description:

2 volumes. viii, [6 list of subscribers] ix-xxxii, 388; iv, 422 pp. (12mo) period full calf, spines gilt, red leather labels. 

Inscribed on the fly leaf in Volume 1: "Richard Surtees, Esq. Mainsforth, from Walter Scott." With Surtees's Mainsforth Library bookplate in each volume. Robert Surtees (or Richard as Sir Walter often mistakenly or jestingly called him) and Sir Walter were close associates.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Bindings a bit worn, front joint and hinge cracked in first volume, some foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
286584
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