[SCOTT, SIR WALTER. 1771-1832.]
Landscape Illustrations of the Prose and Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. with Portraits of the Principal Female Characters. London: Chapman and Hall, 1832-33.
24 parts. 8vo (197 x 134 mm). 120 steel-engraved plates and a facsimile letter. Errata slip in part 2. Original buff-colored wrappers printed in black. Custom cloth clamshell box. First and last parts a little rubbed, part 1 front wrapper with small inkstain and repaired corners.
PRESENTATION COPY, IN ORIGINAL FORTNIGHTLY PARTS, each part (except part 1) neatly inscribed, "With the publishers Compliments" on the front wrapper. Part 1 is marked in pencil "Proofs." Artists include David Roberts, George Cattermole, Samuel Prout, John Constable, Charles Landseer, and many others. An edition of the landscape illustrations to Scott's works had already appeared, but this is the first to collect the female portraits. As the parts were issued, the proportion of female portraits to landscapes increased.
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