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    Sir Walter Scott. The Lady of the Lake. Edinburgh: Printed for John Ballantyne and Longman by James Ballantyne and Co., 1810. First edition, first impression. One of only 2,000 copies printed. Second state of page 288. Quarto. Contemporary half navy morocco over marbled boards. A beautiful copy in a gorgeous contemporary binding.

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    Sir Walter Scott. The Lady of the Lake. Edinburgh: Printed for John Ballantyne. and Longman. by James Ballantyne and Co., 1810.

     

    First edition, first impression. One of only 2000 copies printed. Second state of page 288. Quarto. [10], 290, cxxix, [1, blank] pages. Complete with half-title and frontispiece portrait.

     

    Contemporary half navy morocco over marbled boards. Spine decoratively gilt in compartments, gilt spine lettering, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. A beautiful copy of the first issue; absolutely clean, uncut, and in a gorgeous contemporary binding. Todd and Bowden 47Aa.



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