WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set). Sir Walter Scott.
WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)
WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)
WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)
WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)
WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)
WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)
WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)
WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)
WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)
WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)
WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)

WAVERLEY NOVELS (48-volume set)

Edinburgh: Cadell & Company, 1829. Leather. 48 vols. FINE BINDINGS BY BIRDSALL & SON. A complete set of 48 hardcover books bound in full red leather with tasteful gilt trim on the spines and boards. The foredges and dentelles are gilt-trimmed, the spines have five raised bands each, and the endpapers are marbled. Attached ribbon page marker in each volume. Good+ condition overall. The spines and edges are slightly darkened, and the corners are mildly bumped here and there. Mild chipping at the heads of the spines of volumes XXI and XLVIII. The leather has a slightly sticky feel to it. Patchy tan discoloration on some leaves, mostly near the beginning and end, plus occasional mild foxing in text. Very faint ink signature of an early owner on a blank front endpaper in the first volume. Pencil note on page 187 of volume XIV, page 93 of volume 26, pages 5 and 21 of volume XXXII, pages 402 and 443 in volume XXXVIII, and page 90 in volume XLIII. Several leaves crinkled in the middle of volume XV. Stains on pages 214-219 of volume XXV. Bottom corners rubbed through on volume XXIX. Binding is secure across the set. Item #177010

A 19th-century set of the popular series of Waverley novels by Sir Walter Scott. Includes WAVERLEY (in 2 vols), GUY MANNERING (in 2 vols), ANTIQUARY (in 2 vols), ROB ROY (in 2 vols), BLACK SWARF and OLD MORTALITY (the latter spanning 3 vols), HEART OF MIDLOTHIAN (in 2 vols), BRIDE OF LAMMERMOOR (in 2 vols), LEGEND OF MONTROSE, IVANHOE (in 2 vols), THE MONASTERY (in 2 vols), THE ABBOT (in 2 vols), KENILWORTH (in 2 vols), THE PIRATE (in 2 vols), THE FORTUNES OF NIGEL (in 2 vols), PEVERIL OF THE PEAK (in 3 vols), QUENTIN DURWARD (in 2 vols), ST. RONAN'S WELL (in 2 vols), REDGAUNTLET (in 2 vols), THE BETROTHED, THE TALISMAN, WOODSTOCK (in 2 vols), THE HIGHLAND WIDOW, THE MAID OF PERTH (in 2 vols), ANNE OF GEIERSTEIN (in 2 vols), COUNT ROBERT OF PARIS (in 2 vols), and CASTLE DANGEROUS / THE SURGEON'S DAUGHTER. Each volume measures approx. 6.5" x 4.25"

Price: $2,500.00

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