“O MINSTREL HARP, STILL MUST THINE ACCENTS SLEEP? NOR BID A WARRIOR SMILE, NOR TEACH A MAID TO WEEP?”
SCOTT, Walter. The Poetical Works. Edinburgh: Cadell; London: Whittaker, 1832-34. Twelve volumes. Octavo, late 19th-century three-quarter red morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and partially unopened. $1800.
Early edition of Scott’s collected poems.
With copper-engraved frontispieces and title pages in each volume.
Occasional light foxing to title pages, beautiful morocco bindings with only very minor wear. A lovely set.