With Twenty-Four Page Illustrations from Pencil Drawings by Gordon Home, index, viii & 128 pp, pictorial blue cloth (no d/w), top and base of spine a little rubbed, corners slightly bumped, otherwise in good condition, A. & C. Black 1927
25.4 x 18.6 cm, 860g, no ISBN
That is, Sir Walter Scott, and the area is the Scottish border country.
There is slight damage to the margin of pages 1 and 123 (a tear repaired with paste), and bizarre damage to the margins of pages 45-48, where it looks as if a modeller’s grinding-wheel has abraded the open edge. Having said that, the remainder of the text is clean and bright, and all the pencil illustrations are present. See the specimen illustration below.