[Witchcraft]. Sir Walter Scott. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft. London: 1830. First edition, twelve plates by Cruikshank in three states, one hand colored. Superb binding.

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    [Witchcraft]. Sir Walter Scott. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft. London: John Murray, 1830. First edition, with the twelve plates by Cruikshank in three states, including a hand-colored set. In a superb binding.

    Twelvemo. [4], ix, [1, blank], 402 pages. With inserted frontispiece by Skene. Also with twelve engraved plates (in three states each, for a total of thirty-six plates) inserted throughout. Bound by Wood in early twentieth-century full red levant morocco, boards and spine decoratively stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, gilt board edges and turn-ins (with decorative stamping), marbled endleaves, top edge gilt. Spine toned and a bit worn, some rubbing to binding. Still, very good.

    Cohn 731.

    From the John McLaughlin/Book Sail Collection.

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