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Author Scott, Walter, 1771-1832.
Title The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott, bart.
Publication Info. Edinburgh : Adam and Charles Black, 1870-1871.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Small  Z-S S431 P6  v. 3    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Small  Z-S S431 P6  v. 5    IN LIBRARY
Edition Select ed.
Description 6 v. : ill., facsims., music ; 18 cm.
Note "With all his introductions, notes, and various readings"--T.p., v. 3.
"With all his introductions and notes, various readings, and the editor's notes"--T.p., v. 5.
T.p. vignettes.
Each vol. has added, illustrated, engraved t.p.; signed.
Edition statement from series title.
Contents v. 1. The lay of the last minstrel -- v. 2. Marmion -- v. 3. The lady of the lake (1870) -- v. 4. Rokeby -- v. 5. The lord of the isles (1871) -- v. 6. The bridal of Triermain.
Local Note Library has v. 3 and 5 only. Penciled in v. 5 gutter: F.F. de R. [Frederick F. De Rham]. Acquisition date stamp on p. [1], v. 3, 5: February 27, 1941. Lacquered bindings, 2 different tartans on front and back covers; gold-stamped at head of front cover, v. 3: Louise; v. 5: Lorne; at foot of front cover gold-stamped diamond-shaped logo; pointelle on turn-ins; all edges gilt; white moiree end-papers.
The tartans on the binding were both created in 1871 to commemorate the marriage between John Douglas Sutherland Campbell (1845-1914) Marquess of Lorne (later 9th Duke of Argyll and Governor General of Canada) to Princess Louise (1848-1939) daughter of Queen Victoria. They incorporate the same colours as the tartan of Clan Campbell. They are formally known as the “Louise Commemorative” tartan (designed by Mr. M'Kissock of Girvan) and the “Lorne District” tartan (designed by Mr. Ross of Glasgow).
Genre or Form Signed bindings (Binding) -- 19th century.
Lacquered bindings(Binding) -- 19th century.
Gilt edges (Binding) -- 19th century.
Turn-ins (Binding) -- 19th century.
Engravings -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- 1870-1871.
Added Author Scott, Walter, 1771-1832. Lady of the lake. 1870.
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832. Lord of the isles. 1871.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851, illustrator.
Gellatly, J., engraver.
Forrest, William, 1805-1889, engraver.
Adam and Charles Black (Firm)
De Rham, Frederic F., former owner, donor.
M'Kissock of Girvan, designer of tartans, binding designer.
Ross of Glasgow, designer of tartans, binding designer.
Argyll, John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Duke of, 1845-1914, associated name.
Louise, Princess, Duchess of Argyll, 1848-1939, associated name.
Note Half title: Scott's poetical works
Vol. 3 has title: Lady of the lake
Vol. 5 has title: Lord of the isles