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The Tales of a Grandfather

£14.99

Product description

Subtitled as: "Being the history of Scotland from the earliest period to the close of the rebellion 1745-46". The book has red cloth-covered boards and spine. The front cover has two lines running around the perimeter ingrained with gilt. There is also a black ingrained line showing pointed arches running inside the gilt lines and framing a gilt ingrained knight design. Finally there are four gilt ingrained heraldic designs in the corners of the cover. The spine, which has faded in the sunlight, shows the title of the book and the author's name in gilt ingrained writing. There are also some more heraldic designs on the spine. The light yellow endpapers are well-glued to the boards and well-stitched to the spine. The corners show little bumping although there is some shelf wear at the spine. The pages are well-cut and feature gilt edges. There is minimal discolouration of the pages except for the first few pages where some foxing is evident. Opposite the title page there is an engraving of the murder of Duncan by Macbeth. This page is protected by a tissue covering that also shows signs of foxing. The book has several other engravings, none of which are protected by tissue. On the front free endpaper there is a school prize certificate dated June 1893. Opposite this on the fixed endpaper there is evidence of another piece of paper having been stuck to the board at some time.

Item details

Added value:
None
Author(s):
Sir Walter Scott
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
189 x 132 x 51 mm (approx)
Edition:
Second (1872)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1104
Publisher:
Adam and Charles Black
Title:
The Tales of a Grandfather

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Subtitled as: "Being the history of Scotland from the earliest period to the close of the rebellion 1745-46". The book has red cloth-covered boards and spine. The front cover has two lines running around the perimeter ingrained with gilt. There is also a black ingrained line showing pointed arches running inside the gilt lines and framing a gilt ingrained knight design. Finally there are four gilt ingrained heraldic designs in the corners of the cover. The spine, which has faded in the sunlight, shows the title of the book and the author's name in gilt ingrained writing. There are also some more heraldic designs on the spine. The light yellow endpapers are well-glued to the boards and well-stitched to the spine. The corners show little bumping although there is some shelf wear at the spine. The pages are well-cut and feature gilt edges. There is minimal discolouration of the pages except for the first few pages where some foxing is evident. Opposite the title page there is an engraving of the murder of Duncan by Macbeth. This page is protected by a tissue covering that also shows signs of foxing. The book has several other engravings, none of which are protected by tissue. On the front free endpaper there is a school prize certificate dated June 1893. Opposite this on the fixed endpaper there is evidence of another piece of paper having been stuck to the board at some time.

Added value:
None
Author(s):
Sir Walter Scott
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
189 x 132 x 51 mm (approx)
Edition:
Second (1872)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1104
Publisher:
Adam and Charles Black
Title:
The Tales of a Grandfather

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