Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1854. Over 125 Engraved Illustrations / Plates (including frontispieces & half-titles). Reprint. Leather Binding. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Good. Item #00524841
Attractively bound collection of Sir Walter Scott's Waverley series. The bindings are a delightful period 3/4 rose calf over marbled boards (Rose is halfway between red and magenta), spines with raised bands, contrasting brown and black morocco labels and eleaborate gilt tooling, marbled edges and endpapers (some wear; 2 volumes have signatures pulling loose; bookplates in each volume; occasional foxing, smudges, etc.). 38 inches on the shelf - a nice decorator set. 36 (of an original 50 volumes), issued 1854-58. Includes the complete 2 volumes of: The abbot; Anne of Geierstein; The Antiquary; Count Robert of Paris; The fair maid of Perth; The Fortunes of Nigel; Heart of Mid-Lothian; Ivanhoe; The monastery; Old Mortality; Peveril of the peak; Quentin Durward; Woodstock; partial: The betrothed and The highland widow (II); Bride of Lammermoor (I); Castle Dangerous (II); Kenilworth (II); The Pirate (I); Redgauntlet (II); Rob Roy (I); St. Ronan's Well (II); The Surgeon's Daughter (I); The talisman (II);.