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    [Sir Walter Scott]. The Antiquary. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., 1816. First edition. Three volumes. Twelvemo (6.875 x 4 inches; 176 x 102 mm.). viii, 336; [4], 348; [4], 372 pages. Contemporary half calf over marbled paper-covered boards, spines ruled and lettered in gilt with title blind-stamped; all text block edges trimmed. Bindings showing general wear, particularly to leather at spine ends, joints, and corners; corners tapped, with boards showing through calf; rubbing to boards. Armorial bookplates at front pastedowns of all three volumes; lacking front free endpaper of third volume; discoloration from leather turn-ins; wrinkling, especially to pastedowns, from bumping to boards. Previous owner signatures at heads of half-titles; text block edges dulled; occasional faint scattering of foxing to interior; first volume with unrelated newspaper clipping laid in, resulting in offsetting onto facing pages. Good.

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    December, 2019
    5th Thursday
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