Item #53336 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems. William Edmondstoune AYTOUN.

Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems.

Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1870. [Poetry] FINELY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED, a later edition. Quarto (26 x 19cm), pp.[12]; 268. With frequent wood engraved vignettes by the Patons. Contemporary green full morocco by R. and A. SUTTABY of London, with raised bands, gilt titles and decoration to spine, and gilt armorial decoration to boards. All edges gilt; marbled endpapers. Light occasional spotting. Armorial bookplate of D.G. Bridson to front pastedown. Spine lightly toned; some rubbing to board edges and joints. Very good. Two verse collections first published together in 1849. One contains martial lays of Scottish battle-tragedies and heroes laid low; the other is miscellaneous and largely Classical in subject. Item #53336

Price: £150.00

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