Item #240 The Abbot. Sir Walter Scott.

The Abbot

Edinburgh: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820. First Edition, first issue. Scott’s sequel to The Monastery (also 1820), which featured that escape of Mary, Queen of Scots, from Lochleven Castle, defeat at the Battle of Langside, and leaving Scotland.

3 vols. 12mo. [2], iv, [1], 348pp.; [2], 351pp.; [2], 367pp., [1]. Todd & Bowden 146Aa. Sterling 731. Worthington 10.
Very good in contemporary marbled boards, rebacked in leather, corners worn, ink note to ffep of volume 1, without half titles or advert. Item #240

Price: $150.00