• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 167

    SCOTT, Walter (1771-1832). The Lady of the Lake. Edinburgh: John Ballantyne and Longman [etc.], 1810. 4° (211 x 269mm), engraved portrait of Scott after Saxon. (Title browned at inner margin, some light browning and occasional spotting, without half-title.) Contemporary green half morocco gilt, smooth spine, marbled edges (one corner scuffed). Provenance: Joseph Cook (bookplate, with view of Newton Hall, by Bewick). FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. Todd & Bowden 47Aa.

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    SCOTT, Walter (1771-1832). The Lady of the Lake. Edinburgh: John Ballantyne and Longman [etc.], 1810. 4° (211 x 269mm), engraved portrait of Scott after Saxon. (Title browned at inner margin, some light browning and occasional spotting, without half-title.) Contemporary green half morocco gilt, smooth spine, marbled edges (one corner scuffed). Provenance: Joseph Cook (bookplate, with view of Newton Hall, by Bewick). FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. Todd & Bowden 47Aa.

    With a later edition of Scott's Lay of the Last Minstrel (Edinburgh: 1810) and a first edition, first impression of his Lord of the Isles (Edinburgh: 1815), both uniformly bound with the first work and with Cook bookplate; also Thomas Allom's Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated (London: [1833 or slightly later]), in red morocco gilt, with gift inscriptions to Sarah Widdrington from Dean Hauxley, Christmas Day 1836. (4)


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