The print run was increased due to promising advance orders, and the first sheets of vol. I were reset with some corrections for the additional copies; this second issue "appears to have been accomplished within a few days of original publication" Todd and Bowden, p.
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It is an intense consideration of misogyny and racial oppression, in which the attempted rape of Rebecca the Jewess by the dominant figure of the Norman master race, Brian de Bois-Guilbert, is a powerful symbol of the themes of the novel. Ivanhoe may be set in a distant period, but it has a political modernity which makes it one of the most remarkable novels of the nineteenth century" ODNB.
This copy has a pleasing Scottish provenance: contemporary armorial bookplates of James Urquhart of Meldrum , advocate, Sheriff of Banffshire and, like Scott, a member of the Speculative Society, although he resigned in , Scott becoming a member in ; inked presentation inscription dated from one Gordon B. Duff to the Scottish academic and writer William Douglas Simpson - who published works on Scottish mediaeval architecture and archaeology - to the front free endpaper of vol. Simpson's ownership signature is also on the front free endpaper of the second and third volumes; loosely inserted in the second volume is a bookseller's notes on Urquhart and Simpson.
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Published by London About this Item: London, Hard Cover. First Edition. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable First edition, first issue, with all points listed by Worthington. I, pgs. Half-titles present in all 3 volumes. Neat former owner's name in ink on all 3 volumes. Half calf with marbled boards. Professionally re-backed in matching calf leather retaining original boards and end-papers.
Titled in gilt on red morocco leather labels. Gilt and blind tooling to spines. An attractive set. Some minor spotting; leather browned; bookplates; very good. Bound into this set are Cruikshank illustrations from the edition. About this Item: Contemporary gilt-bordered diced black calf, raised spine bands, compartments gilt, marbled endpapers. First edition with the printing errors of the first printing corrected. Small amount of faint scattered foxing, else a very good or better set. Paul, MN, U. From: MW Books Ltd. Galway, Ireland. Bound in contemporary gilt-blocked buckram.
Scattered minor foxing and dust-dulling throughout. A fine set nonetheless. Scans on request. Notes: Both the Don Giovanni and the Vicar of Wakefield are author presentation copies with his signature to the title pages. A scarce collection of Dibdin's central dramatic writings. Published by Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. Early Reprint. Second Edition of "one of the most remarkable novels of the nineteenth century" ODNB , with all press figures and two typographical errors p. II misnumbered 98; first press figure numeral on p.
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Complete in three octavo volumes. Beautifully bound in early black straight-grain morocco, covers elaborated framed in gilt and blind, flat spines richly gilt in six compartments title and volume numbers stamped in gilt to second and fifth , all edges gilt, marbled end papers. A superb set, the handsome bindings tight and square; light, intermittent foxing heavier to end papers , but generally clean and bright.
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Grolier English , For nineteenth century readers, Ivanhoe was perhaps the most celebrated of Scott's novels according to Leslie Stephen, it was "Scott's culminating success in a book-selling sense, and marked the highest point both of his literary and social prosperity. Before Ivanhoe, Scott's plots were drawn from Scottish history, but Ivanhoe launched a major change, based on English history and set earlier than any novel Scott had yet written, at the time of the Crusades. First released 20 December , but with on the title page, the first-issue printing of copies was increased to 10, for this second edition, issued sometime after 15 January first edition, third issue and before 2 March , when Catharina Crawley possibly Catharina Crawley Boevey, who married Samuel James Ballard on 21 November , in Flaxley, Gloucestershire singed and dated the title page of our vol.
Ivanhoe may be set in a distant period, but it has a political modernity. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Seller Inventory BB Published by ChezNicolle About this Item: ChezNicolle, Couverture rigide. Back smooth decorated with nets. As shagreen brown piece. Back slightly thinned. Sunny bites.
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Scott illustrator. Collector's Edition. Originally published by Ward, lock, and Co. This is 42 of Limited Edition. From: Andersens Antikvariat Glostrup, Denmark. Boune in 3 fine contemporary full calf. With rich golddecoration on spines. A tight and good copy with only small wear. Three-Quarter Leather. New Edition.
New Edition Wth frontis plates. Ronan's Well, and Redgauntlet. A lovely three quarter binding to each book. Martching hand marbled endpapers and boards. Edges lightly rubbed. Contents good. A lovely set. Digital images available upon request. Published by Archibald Constable, London About this Item: Archibald Constable, London, Item added to your basket View basket. Proceed to Basket. View basket. Continue shopping. United Kingdom. Search Within These Results:. Seller Image. Ivanhoe: A Romance 3 Volumes. Ivanhoe A Romance. Ivanhoe; a Romance.
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Riou, Adrien Marie, F. Lix, and H. Scott illustrator. Collector's Edition. Originally published by Ward, lock, and Co. This is 42 of Limited Edition.
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School edition. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Published by IndyPublish. About this Item: IndyPublish. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.
Seller Inventory GI5N Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. Published by Marshall Cavendish Ltd. About this Item: Marshall Cavendish Ltd. Seller Inventory S Octavo 20 x 14cm , pp. With a pair of facing wood engraved frontispieces. Publisher's green cloth elaborately decorated in black and gilt to spine and upper board. Green foliate endpapers. Black ink gift inscription to flyleaf; very light spotting to edges. Cloth near-fine, with a few marks around joints, spine and board edges.
Jacket in remarkable condition; barely toned, with small chips and closed tears to edges due being a few millimetres too tall for the book. Scott's classic late 12th century tale of the dwindling Saxon nobility on the eve of Richard I's capture by Leopold of Austria, also featuring the first modern characterisation of Robin Hood.
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