Book# 9970

Scott, Walter

Marmion. A tale of flodden field.

Ort   London
Verlag   A. W. Bennett
Einband   cb, original full leather ornately decorated with stamped gilt rose and thistle frame, titles, shields and lances; with interior gilt-rolled pattern
Illustration, Ausstattung   ill. with 15 original, mounted albumen prints
Medium   Buch

 

Text engl. - Title page printed in red and black with arched photograph of Scott's Monument at Edinburgh. With14 additional photographs by Thomas Annan (mounted on heavy paper with tissue guards) of the castles, abbeys, palaces, etc. that figured in Scott's epic poem of the climactic battle between King James IV of Scotland and English troops in 1513. This battle resulted in the King's death and heavy losses among the Scots. Thomas Annan (1829-1887) is noted primarily for his Scottish architectural studies and urban street scenes of Glasgow.
D. T. Pendleton Fine & Antiquarian Books, Oley, PA, 05.2012: 185.16 € (a nice copy with a contemporary gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Covers worn at hinges and edges and inner joints cracked. But still an attractive copy).
Photographie 19. Jahrh. Monographie Literatur England, Scotland Annan, Thomas 

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