The border antiquities of England and Scotland; comprising specimens of architecture and sculpture, and other vestiges of former ages, accompanied by descriptions. Together with illustrations of remarkable incidents in border history and tradition, and original poetry. By Walter Scott.
|Main Author:||Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832.|
|Other Authors:||Davison, Thomas. , Ballantyne, James. , Greig, J. , Murray, J. , Greig, John, fl., 1806., Clennell, Luke, 1781-1840.|
London, Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; J. Murray, John Greig; 1814-
Borders Region (Scotland)
Borders Region (Scotland) > Description and travel.
Welsh Borders (England and Wales)
Scottish Borders (England and Scotland)
Colophons: James Ballantyne; Thomas Davison.
The long introduction is by Scott, but references to him in the body of the text (as "Sir Walter Scott") indicate that it is by other hands, and of later date than 1814?
Plates are mounted India proofs, dated 1812-16, engraved by J. Greig from paintings by Luke Clennell and others.
Includes 13 appendices and index.
Engravings by John Greig are on India paper and are mounted. One engraving, not called for in List of plates (Langholm), faces p. 209; engraving for Lindisfarne Abbey interior is for the Survey of Holy Island, the Farn Islands, etc.
Signatures: v.I: ¹, a-q⁴, B-M⁴, N²; v.II: [N]², O-Z⁴, 2A-2D⁴, 2E¹, ¹, a-m⁴, n³, o⁴, p².
2 v. (v.I: 1 p.l., [i]-cxxvii, -92; v.II: 1 p.l., -209, , [i]-cii,  p.)
fronts., 95 pl.
40 cm. (imperial 4to)
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