Scott, SIR WALTER (Various Illustrators)
Title Quentin Durward
Book Condition VG
Type 315 pp.
Edition Abbotsford Edition
Publisher Edinburgh and London Robert Cadell and Houston & Stoneman 1845
Seller ID 30099
Published in Edinburgh by Cadell and in London by Houston. Listed as Volume 8 of the Waverley Novels on the engraved title page, volume 15 on the spine. Illustrated with five guarded steel engravings of architectural and scenic views including two a portrait of Louis XL. Also illustrated with 80 vignette wood engravings. Almost all engravings of both types are credited to both the artist and the engraver. Handsomely bound by Dawson Brothers of Montreal in green gilt-ruled calf, six spine compartments, 4 with leaf motifs, two with brown leather spine labels; marbled endpapers, inner dentelles, ribbon bookmark, AEG. Spine a little faded, some scuffing on the spine. A very handsome and appealing book, beautifully printed and bound and in very nice condition. We have a number of these volumes available in similar condtion and would be pleased to discount for multiple orders.