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ANTIQUARIAN BOOK

The Poetical Works.

SCOTT (Sir Walter).

SCOTT (Sir Walter).

The Poetical Works.

Engraved frontispiece, additional title and six plates.

8vo. [171 x 105 x 34 mm]. xvi, 624 pp. Contemporary "Mauchline Ware" binding of sycamore boards with the "Prince Charlie" tartan design transferred from paper onto the boards and heavily varnished. Blue goatskin spine divided into six panels with gilt tooled raised bands, lettered in the second the others with a centre tool, light blue endleaves, gilt edges gauffered to a lattice design.
Edinburgh: Gall and Inglis, [c.1865]

A fine example of a "Mauchline Ware" binding in excellent condition. The tartan is identified as "Prince Charlie" in small letters at the head of the front board. With the original label "Sold by MacGill, 103 Princes Street, Edin[burgh]". William MacGill was an artists' colourman, printseller and stationer, trading at this address from 1861 until his death in 1866. The business was continued by P. Westren, jeweller, as MacGill's Gallery of Arts.

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