Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field. Walter SCOTT.

Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

Edinburgh: J. Ballantyne and Co., 1808. First Edition. Demy quarto (27cm.); later three-quarter black morocco over marbled boards by Bayntun-Riviere, gilt spine in six compartments, all edges marbled; [6],377,[1],cxxvipp. Contemporary ownership signature of "J.W. Rumsey" with contemporary (1815) newsclipping of a Scott poem mounted inside original marbled endpaper (preserved here), late 19th- and early 20th-century manuscript ownership inscriptions and bookplate. A Very Good, handsomely bound copy. All three cancels listed in Todd & Bowden present, with the exception of leaf c1, p. xvii, line 5, which retains the original "First lerges." TODD & BOWDEN 28Aa.

Price: $450.00

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