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(Scott). Lockhart, J.G.

MEMOIRS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT.

Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black 1887.
10 vols., complete. Port. frontis., frontiss., vignette t.ps., folding facsimile of page of the original ms. of Ivanhoe. Plates lightly spotted, original gilt lettered blind embossed red cloth with large gilt armorial device to upper boards, spines sl. faded. John Gibson Lockhart (1794–1854) Scottish writer and editor, best known as the author of a biography of his father-in-law Sir Walter Scott, which has been called the second most admirable in the English language, after ‘Boswell's Life of Johnson.’ The ten volumes second edition first published in 1839, the seven volume first edition in 1837-8.
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