Life of Sir Walter Scott, Rev. George Gilfillan, 1870
Life of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet. By the Rev. George Gilfillan, Dundee.
Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. William St Clair signature to reverse of Publisher's advertisment endpaper at front. Also with one page of his pencil annotations on the final blank. Please see our other listings for related works.
Published by William Oliphant & Co., Edinburgh, 1870. First edition. An uncommon first edition.
A good blue cloth hardback with black and gilt pictorial cover. Cover is worn and bumped with spine a little sunned. Fabric worn to head and tail of spine. Dark brown paper endpapers, cracked at inner joints, with a little give in the spine.
Text is bright and clean with no foxing. Dust toning to top edge of text block.
Text in English.
xii + 384pp + 4pp Publisher's advertisements.
Weight approximately 608g (unpacked).
Approximately 183mm high x 132mm wide x 37mm deep.