Title: The Lady of the Lake, 1870
Author: Sir Walter Scott
Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black
A late 19th century edition of Sir Walter Scott’s Lady of the Lake, with numerous wood engravings throughout by John Gilbert and Birket Foster, and 10 original albumen photographs.
This volume has been finely bound as a prize binding for Kings College of London, with the school’s ornate crest to the front cover, and a bookplate.
One finely bound volume in octavo, 375 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in fair shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding. There is some sort of old insect or animal gnawing to the rear board’s lower corner, also affecting the pages at a minimal level and going to page 273. There is some foxing throughout, namely affecting the albumen photographs.