TEN (10) VOLUMES of antiquarian pocketbooks by Sir Walter Scott. New Century Library. Waverley Novels. Published and printed in England by Nelson & Sons.
Books are complete | NO! dust jackets | dark blue leather covers with gold embossing.
The ten volumes included in this listing are:
The Red Gauntlet
Bride of Lammermoor
Castle Dangerous | The Surgeon's Daughter
Legend of Montrose
Overview of The New Century Library series: From the series beginning in 1899, the New Century Library volumes have always been regarded as luxurious, well-crafted tomes printed on paper of exceptional quality with strong, sewn-in bindings, elaborately gilt-embossed covers and gilt page edges with and full-page illustrations typically commissioned by Nelson & Sons of well-respected artists of the day.
Condition of book: As stated, all books are complete with illustrations and illustrative over-leaves and all are in EXCELLENT! condition for their age. MINIMAL! foxing to the internal pages and NO! rips or tears. Book spines show a small bit of stress towards the center of the books primarily. In general, the book spines are strong and sturdy and the sewn-in binds in VERY GOOD! condition with NO! pages separating. All text is clear and legible, illustrations bright and vivid with NO! fading apparent. Gilt-edges pages show LITTLE TO NO! loss and there are NO! ripped or torn pages in the books. Pages have NO! dog-eared corners. Some of the internal pages across the ten volumes show LIGHT! creasing. Embossed covers are in VERY GOOD! order with the gilt embossing bright and vivid. Covers show small spots of wear and rub to the edges, mostly along the spines top and bottom. There is a bookplate affixed to the inside front covers reading a Paris bookseller address (again, please review each of the posted photos for a complete visual). Fabulous, well-cared for book that is now over 100 years of age. Very rare to find books of this age in such totally EXCELLENT! condition.
THIS LISTING IS FOR A SET OF TEN (10) BOOKS.
Approximate measurements: pocket book size measuring 6-1/4" x 4" | all books are complete | NO dust jacket (these books were published without dust jackets) | leather embossed covers.
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