QUENTIN DURWARD

(New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940).

AN ESPECIALLY FINE AND BRIGHT COPY SCRIBNER'S EDITION OF WALTER SCOTT'S HISTORY NOVEL, a story of France in the days of Louis XI (1461-1483) and of the love o.f Quentin Durward, a young soldier of the Scottish guards, for Isabelle, Countess of Croye. Item #30064

An early edition in the Scribner's Illustrated Classics series. With nine fine colourplate illustrations, colour illustrated title-page and endleaves by C. Bosseron Chambers. Tall 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth lettered in gilt on spine, with colour pictorial paste-down by Chambers on the upper cover. xxxvi, 406, notes pp. A very fine copy, especially so, with no fading to the black cloth and the gilt fresh on the spine, the pastedown perfect, internally very fine, essentially pristine.

Price: $95.00