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    One of Twenty-Five Large Paper Royal Copies

    Walter Scott. The Lady of the Lake; a Poem. Edinburgh: Printed for John Ballantyne and Co. and Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, and William Miller by John Ballantyne and Co., 1810.

    First edition and one of only 25 large paper Royal edition copies. Folio. 290, [i]-cxxix pages. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Scott.

    Later green cloth spine over blue boards with a crimson leather title label on the spine lettered in gilt. Brown paper dust jacket not original to the book. Moderate edge wear. Rear hinge tender. Scattered minor foxing. Binding a touch shaken. A very good copy.


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