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Creator:
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832.
Title(s):

The border antiquities of England and Scotland; comprising specimens of architecture and sculpture, and other vestiges of former ages, accompanied by descriptions. Together with illustrations of remarkable incidents in border history and tradition, and original poetry. By Walter Scott, esq.

Published/Created:
London, Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, J. Murray, John Greig, and Constable and Co., Edinburgh, 1814-1817.
Physical Description:
2 v. plates. 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA880.B72 S4 1814c+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Paged continuously.
Added t.-p.'s, engraved.
Printed by T. Davison, or James Ballantyne and Co.
Plates engraved by J. Greig, after Luke Clennell, Geo. Arnald, H. Weber, A. Nasmyth, J. Renton, Webber, and J. Greig.
See Todd, W. B. The early editions and issues of Scott's Border antiquities, in Studies in Bibliography, vol. 9 (1957), p. 244-251.
British Art Center has two copies, which match Todd's edition A, issue 4, impression 3, except that the punctuation following the last word on p. lvi differs in the two copies. Copy 1 has the bookplate of James Frothingham Hunnewell. Copy 2, which has fore-edge paintings, is imperfect: the half-title for v. 2 and the "list of plates" is wanting.
Subject Terms:
Ballantyne (James) and Co. -- Printer.
Borders Region (Scotland) -- Antiquities.
Borders Region (Scotland) -- Description and travel.
Constable and Co. -- Publisher.
Davison, T. -- Printer.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1814-1817.
Fore-edge painting -- Specimens.
Greig, John, fl. 1806 -- Publisher.
Hunnewell, James Frothingham, 1832-1910 -- Bookplate, 1902.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown -- Publisher.
Murray, J. -- Publisher.
Scottish Borders (England and Scotland)
Welsh Borders (England and Wales)
Contributors:
Clennell, Luke, 1781-1840.
Greig, John, active 1803-1853.
Nasmyth, Alexander, 1758-1840.
Webber.
Weber, H.
Renton, John, active 1799-1841.
Arnald, George, 1763-1841.
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