Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1842.
Leather_bound. Twenty-four volumes. Large octavo. Sir. Walter Scott Waverley Novels. [Extra Illustrated] with 244 proof etchings, 36 hand-colored portraits, 120 original plates and first imperssions by Turner, Stanfeld, etc. with additional 300 extra plates and illustrations, volume one contain to front endpaper a signed and dated letter by Sir. Walter Scott, July 04, 1888, red and black title pages.
Bound handsomely by Root and Son in three quarter navy blue morocco over cloth boards, spine dense gilt floral decorations of holly leaves in six compartments between raised banding second and fourth panel gilt title, gilt date stamp to bottom spine, top edge gilt, trimmed leather turn-ins, decorative blue marbled endpaper.
Extra illustrated set in a rare and fine binding. Fine. Item #983