first edition Hardcover
1894 · New York
by Scott, Sir Walter; with an Introduction by Charles Eliot Norton and Biographical Sketch by Nathan Haskell Dole
New York: Thomas Y Crowell & Co., 1894. A lovely example of American fine binding of the time, in full red crushed morocco with floral gilt tooled decorations trailing from corners, ornate floral gilt back, all edges gilt, marbled end papers with exquisite gilt tooled floral dentelles trailing in from inner corners and stamped onto end papers. Very Good Plus, the joints showing light wear with front joint starting at top edge, light soiling to boards, uniform browning at edge of first end page caused by binders glue used on turn ins.. First Thus. Crushed Morocco. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
(Inventory #: 008480)