The Lady of the Lake

A Poem. In six cantos.

SCOTT, Walter

stylish guild of women-binders binding

SCOTT, Walter The Lady of the Lake A Poem. In six cantos.

John Sharpe, 1816.

Later printing. Large 8vo. Finely bound by the Guild of Women-Binders in full blue morocco with raised bands and gilt lettering to spine and a stylish art nouveau design of linear gilt rules with floral and foliate motifs to covers and spine. All edges gilt. Six engraved plates by Richard Westall. A fine copy, with some foxing to preliminaries and plates.

The binding is signed Guild of Women-Binders on the front turn-in. The style and tools used on the binding are reminiscent of designs by Constance Karslake and Florence de Rheims.

Stock ID: 44489


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