Memoirs of The Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart.
Lockhart, J. G.$425.00
Item Number: 2550
Boston: Otis, Broaders, and Company, 1837.
Octavo, 7 volumes. Three quarters leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine. Marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. In near fine condition.
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