Anne of Geierstein; or, the maiden of the mist.
Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1829. First edition.
8vo. In three volumes. , 336; , 346; , 381pp, . Without half-titles. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Scattered foxing.
The first edition of Sir Walter Scott's (1771-1832) historical novel covering the period of Swiss involvement in the Burgundian Wars, the main action ending with the Burgundian defeat at the Battle of Nancy at the beginning of 1477; the twenty-fourth title in the Waverley Novels series.£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 24758