New York: The Macmillan Company (London: Adam and Charles Black); 1904 and 1908, both volumes are 1st printings, published in September of their respective years in an identical format; dark green cloth boards with rust, green, and light green decorations and gilt titles, top edge gilt, 16 coloured plates in each book, as issued, the first volume with captioned tissue guards, the second without; Vol One: xii + 413 pp and Vol Two: x + 411 pp + 4pp catalogue, including favorable reviews of the first volume. Juvenile hardback.
These books came to us together and we are selling these as a set of two volumes. "Stolen from the treasure chest of the Wizard of the North, which theft is humbly acknowledged by S. R. Crockett." A two volume set of Scott's tales, rewritten, with many bright colour plates. "Written for the sake of "four children who would not read Scott" with interludes, in which children in his other books, for instance Sir Toady Lyon, listen to Scott's tales and comment on them quite bluntly.
CONDITION: Very Good (Red Cap Tales) Very Good Plus (Red Cap Adventures); neither volume has a name or any other marks, gilt top edge, gilt and top board decorations very bright, both volumes have lightly bumped and worn extremities, the first volume being slightly more rubbed and having the front hinge paper starting. Both are very clean internally; the second appears not to have been read. Item #19855