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    [Walter Scott.] John Gibson Lockhart. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott - In Ten Volumes. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1901.

    This is the large paper edition, limited to 600 copies, and further limited to only 10 copies "bound in the Roger Payne style"; this set is one of those ten copies and is number 7. Ten octavo volumes (complete). "Copiously annotated and abundantly illustrated." Double frontispieces. Index.

    Bound by The Riverside Press in gilt-stamped blue morocco. Five raised bands. Gilt titles and ornate gilt decoration to spines, boards, edges, dentelles and doublures. Top edges gilt. Fore-edges and bottom edges untrimmed. "Bookplate" with name of subscriber stamped in gilt directly to front doublure. Silk moiré free endpapers. Minor wear along edges. Very good or better. A lovely set.


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