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    Walter Scott. The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; Comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture, and Other Vestiges of Former Ages, Accompanied by Descriptions, Together with Illustrations of Remarkable Incidents in Border History and Tradition, and Original Poetry. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814. First edition. Large paper edition, with plates on Indian paper. Two quarto volumes. [i]-cxxvii, [1]-92 pages; [93]-209, [i]-cii pages. Two engraved title pages with ninety-three engraved plates. Bound in half white leather over white cloth with black spine titles. Top edge gilt. Rubbed boards have light soiling with shelfwear and bumped bottom corners. Light foxing throughout. Minor dampstaining to head of rear pages of volume one. Very good.

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