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Author Name    Anonymous (Sir Walter Scott)

Title   Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballads, Collected in the Southern Counties of Scotland; With a Few of Modern Date, Founded Upon Local Tradition

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Later Printing.

Publisher   London Thomas Tegg 1839

Seller ID   002448

London: Thomas Tegg, 1839. In addition to the famous Waverly novels, Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) also edited collections such as this, an early posthumous volume that was originally published in 1802. (In an irrelevant aside, It seems rather odd that six years after his death, his name was not on the Title Page.) Large octavo; publisher's brown cloth binding, ruled, and blindstamped with a wreath (a memorial?) on the front cover. The spine title is bright gilt. Clean text, very bright an supple still; 559 pages, with Scott's 83-page Introduction. Previous (contemporary) owner signature on the title page.Some minor bumping Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Later Printing.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

Price = 125.00 USD

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