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Small 8vo. 746,  pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author (with his favorite wolfhound "Maida"), by John Horsburgh after the painting by Sir John Watson Gordon (Scottish painter, 1788-1864), engraved half-title by W. Allan & T. Dobbie, engraved plates. Original full red morocco, tooled in gilt, gilt spine, a.e.g. Ownership inscription of Ellen Davis Browell, October 1859. Fine. With a beautiful fore-edge painting by Martin Frost of "Abbotsford" and an oval inset portrait of Sir Walter Scott, signed by Frost with his initials on the outer left margin. Abbotsford was the home of Sir Walter Scott. Painted by Martin Frost in 1986. See: Weber, Jeff, Annotated Dictionary, pp. 151-3 [Frost fl. 1973-2018+).
Title: The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. Including . . . With a memoir of the author. Illustrated by engravings.
Categories: Fore-edge Painting,
Publisher: Edinburgh:, Adam and Charles Black, 1857.: 1857
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: FF153
Keywords: Fore-Edge Painting