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Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems


AYTOUN, William Edmondstoune. Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems. With Illustrations by Joseph Noel Paton. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1865. (200 x 250 mm) pp. 268. Embellished with many black and white illustrations throughout (including a gnarly one of the execution of Montrose on p. 43). Full red Morocco binding with gilt-decorated tan leather shield featuring lion rampant with fleurs-de-lis in each corner, surrounded by blue and guilt stamped border, gilt on foredges, gauffers.