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Great Britain – Andersons

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Described on this page are copies of miniature books in the Smith Collection published by a press in a country other than the United States.

Andersons

Edinburgh

Burns, Robert. The Cottar’s Saturday Night and Other Poems. Edinburgh:
Anderson’s, n.d. 372 pp. 2 1/8″ x 1 1/2″. Bound in red silk tartan. Welsh 1534.

Smeaton, Oliphant. Rob Roy and the Story of the Clan Alpine. Andersons,
Edinburgh, LTD. n.d. c.1900. 216 pp. 3 3/8″ x 2 7/16″.
Wool scotch plaid cover. With illustrations

Scott, Sir Walter. The Lady of the Lake. Edinburgh, Andersons,
[ca. 1925]. 507 pp. 2 1/8″ x 1 7/16″.
A superb copy in tartan silk. Frontispiece engraving of Ellen’s Isle,
Loch Katrine. 2 pp. advertisements. Welsh 6197.

Scott, Sir Walter (adapted from). Mary Queen of Scots. Edinburgh: Andersons, n.d. 158pp. 3 1/4 x 2 1/2″. Red plaid silk covers. Frontispiece engraving of Mary Queen of Scots. In ivory paper-covered box with green thistle pattern. Gift of Carol Kapell in Memory of Pauline B. Deems.

Not found as of 11/2/2006:

Shakespeare, William. Venus and Adonis and Rape of Lucrece.
London, Andersons Edinburgh, c.1904. 472pp. 2″ x 1 3/8″.
Colophon: Andersons Edinburgh Ltd. Printed in Scotland.
Black leatherette. Black and white illustrative frontispiece.

Shakespeare, William. King Richard II. London, Andersons Edinburgh,
c.1904. 389pp. 2″ x 1 3/8″.
Colophon: Andersons Edinburgh Ltd. Printed in Scotland.
Black leatherette with black and white illustrative frontispiece.

Shakespeare, William. Timon of Athens. Anderson for Allied Newspapers
Ltd., 1904. 330pp. 2 1/16″ x 1 7/16″.
Colophon: Andersons Edinburgh Ltd. Printed in Scotland.
Black leatherette. Black and whit printe as frontispiece.

Shakespeare, William. King Lear. London, Andersons Edinburgh, c.1904.457pp.
2″ x 1 3/8″.
Colophon: andersons Edingburgh Ltd. printed in Scotland.
Black leatherette with black and white illutrative frontispiece.

Shakespeare, William. Coriolanus. London, Allied Newspapers, n.d.
487pp. 2 1/16″ x 1 5/16″.
Colophon: Andersons Edingburgh Ltd. printed in Scotland.
Black simulated leather binding. Engraving in frontispice. One of 40
volumes.

Shakespeare, William. King Henry IV, Third Part. London: Allied Newspapers,
n.d. 432 pp. 2 1/16″ x 1 3/8″. Limp leatherette.