The Poetical Works. Walter Scott.

The Poetical Works

London: Frederick Warne and Company, no date. Octavo, early twentieth-century full tree-calf gilt, raised bands, russet spine label, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Lightest scattered foxing. Item #100183

The Albion Edition of Scott's collected poetry, with frontispiece portrait, including "Marmion," "The Lady of the Lake," and "The Lay of the Last Minstrel": "In peace, Love tunes the shepherd's reed; / In war, he mounts the warrior's steed; / In halls, in gay attire is seen, / In hamlets, dances on the green. / Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, / And men below, and saints above; / For love is heaven, and heaven is love." Splendidly bound by Riviere.

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