Collection of Works by Sir Walter Scott. Armorial Prize bindings with gilted crests to front and rear boards from Trinity-College Dublin, given to First Class Classics – Student [Literis Humanioribus] Jacobo Freke by Vice Provost Henry Wray (signed) between the years 1823 and 1828. The Collection includes: 1. Walter Scott – The Lay of the Last Minstrel – A Poem (The Twelth Edition, London, 1811) / 2. Walter Scott – The Lady of the Lake – A Poem (The Ninth Edition, Edinburgh, 1811 – Plays in the vicinity of Loch Katrine in the Western Highlands of Perthshire / With Notes to the Cantos) / 3. Walter Scott – Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field. (The Seventh Edition, Edinburgh, 1811) / 4. Walter Scott – Rokery – A Poem (The Third Edition, Edinburgh, 1813) / 5. Walter Scott – The Lord of the Isles – A Poem (The Fourth Edition, Edinburgh, 1815). With the handwritten entry on the first page: “The Freke Books were given to me by the last of his daughter’s Sidney – 1936” [Written by Henry Longfield Conner].
Five Volumes. London / Edinburgh, Printed for Longman, Hurst , Rees, Orme and Brown and A.Constable and Co. Edinburgh; By James Ballantyne & Co. Edinburgh, 1811 – 1815. Octavo. 349, 433, 377, CXXVIII, 413, 443 pages. Hardcover / Original full leather in Mylar. Stunning, Armorial Prize bindings with gilted crests to front and rear boards from Trinity-College Dublin: “Reg. Elizabeth Juxta Dublin Coll. Sanctae Individuae Trinitatis”. Bindings worn and slightly cracked but all holding. From the library of Daniel Conner (Connerville / Manch House).