Footsteps of Scott, Crockett, W.S. Tom Scott

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Footsteps of Scott, Crockett, W.S. Tom Scott (Artist). Published by T.N. Foulis, Edinburgh, 1908. First Edition. Index. 220 pages. Decorated cloth boards with Art Nouveau thistle design, gilt titles front and spine; top edge gilt; other edges rough cut. 10 tipped-in illustrations reproduced from water-colour drawings painted specially for this work by, R.S.A. All plates are present in pristine condition each with a heavy tissue guard with caption and text print of Scott’s verse. Frontispiece has tiny fold (1mm )right hand corner. Text block is clean with a few very light foxing marks; no tears or folds. Free endpaper has tiny inked writing and a block tan mark left presumably by a laid in paper. Boards are bumped with light soiling and fading; binding is firm. From Crockett’s preface: “There is no need for a new Life of Scott. (This one) is for those who desire to have recorded the salient features respecting Sir Walter and his Land.” 001851 $40


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