Waverley. William Howard Taft, Walter Scott, Sir.

Taft's Copy–for carelessness


[Boston: Published by Ticknor and Fields, 1857].

Engraved title to second volume only. 1 vols. 8vo. Taft's Copy–for carelessness. Two volumes bound in one. Nineteenth century brown cloth, leather label with gilt letters at foot of spine of Y[oung] M[en's] M[ercantile] L[ibrary] A[ssociation] [of Cinncinnati]. Label quite rubbed, cloth frayed and rubbed along joints and extremities, shaken, lacking leaves preceding dedication leaf other than blank, marginal browning, ex-library with lettering on spine, bookplate removed, stamp on a leaf, else a good copy Item #24591

With “Wm. Howard Taft Sept. 1873” on the blank at front with a notation underneath “A reward for carelessness.” This would have been his last year at Woodword High School in Cincinnati prior to his admission to Yale.

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