SCOTT (WALTER) Marmion; A Tale of Flodden Field, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED TO SOPHIA DUMERGUE "Miss Dumergue from her affectionate friend Walter Scott" on front free endpaper, with name "S. Dumergue" on title
Lot 79
SCOTT (WALTER) Marmion; A Tale of Flodden Field, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, 1808
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,916) inc. premium

Lot Details
SCOTT (WALTER)
Marmion; A Tale of Flodden Field, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED TO SOPHIA DUMERGUE ("Miss Dumergue from her affectionate friend Walter Scott") on front free endpaper, and with her ownership signature ("S. Dumergue") on title, contemporary diced calf gilt, Greek roll-tool border on sides, flat spine with harp device, upper joint splitting, 4to, Edinburgh, Archibald Constable, 1808

Footnotes

  • A fine presentation copy, inscribed by Scott to Sophia Dumergue (1768-1831), the daughter of his close friend Charles Dumergue, who moved from France to London to set up a successful dentistry practice.
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