Black morocco cathedral binding stamped in gold
16.5 x 10.6 cm.
Beckwith, Victorian Bibliomania catalogue no. 24
Source: Sir Walter Scott's Marmion, a Tale of Flodden Field
Collection: Collection of Ellen K. Morris.
Walter Scott's Marmion, first published in 1808, is one of the books which set the scene for the Gothic Revival in its early stages. Jousting knights, runaway nuns, noble abbesses, holy pilgrims, and faithful lovers separated by villainy fill Scott's imagined world. [continued below]
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