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Book Number 3068 
Author Sir Walter Scott; J.M.W. Turner (illustrator) 
Title The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. / Vol. VII / Marmion. 
Date c. 1834 
Publisher Robert Cadell 
Place of Publication Edinburgh 
Edition  
Volume Information Volume 7 of 12 
Cover Green morocco gilt covers by Josiah Westley, with central Greek urn enclosed by gilt panels, inner panel with blind floral corner-pieces, inner border tooled with Greek key pattern, gilt-ruled outer border, gilt edges and inner dentelles, flat spine with ornate floral gilt-tool design enclosing text. All edges gilt.  
Illustration With steel engraved frontispiece and engraved title, depicting Edinburgh and Ashestiel, respectively, and a folding plate with a facsimile of Scott’s manuscript. 
Size 12mo 
Condition A single volume of twelve in very good condition, bound in decorative period binding. 
Provenance  
Pagination P. (3), frontis, (2), engraved title, blank, half-title, printer’s imprint, contents, blank, notice, blank, 3-404, (4).  
Reference  
Translation Info  
Notes Inscription in free endpaper reads: “2d Caesar Prize presented by Mesrs Mayer & Brackenbury to Charles Bruce Skinner. Wimbledon. June, 1850.” This is sometimes known as the Turner version, named after the illustrator. 
Price (US$) 150  
Short Description Book Bindings, Sets; Book Literature English; 
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