London: George Routledge & Co., 1857. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo, 296 pages, VG-; rebound; three-quarter-bound, navy blue spine/corners, light blue buckram boards; gilt lettering to five-paneled spine and gilt star motif to four compartments, gilt borders to boards: front board detached; spine age-toned black, gilt clear and bright; mild wear to text-block, gilt top, age-toning to fore- and bottom-edges; marbled endpapers, ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; light age-toning/scattered foxing to interior, black text clear and legible; notations in pencil to page 296; original red cloth spine and cloth covers to boards bound-in to rear of volume; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above 7's Ephemera section.
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1889. 1889 Reprint. Octavo, 109 pages, x pages, 112 pages, vii pages, 109 pages; VG; three-quarter orange calf binding, boards in red marbled paper; spine paneled, with red and green labels, with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and soiling; stain to middle band of spine; two small dark stains to back board; upper edge bright gilt; pages clean; shelved Front Case.
London: MacMillan and Co., Limited, 1929. Reprint 1929. Octavo, 282 pages; VG-; contemporary full blue leather binding; spine paneled, with red and brown labels, with gilt lettering and extensive gilt design; mild shelf wear and soiling; upper edge of front board scraped; mild fading to upper edge of boards; slight wear to tail of spine; all edges bright gilt; bright gilt dentelles; Riviere binding, stamped 'Bound by Riviere and Sons' at lower left edge of front free endpaper recto; previous owner's inscription at second front endpaper; pages clean; shelved Case 0.
Paris: Georges Crès at Cie, 1916. Limited Edition, #946/1380. Octavo, 228 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards and endpapers, paneled spine with gilt rectangular rules, worn gilt titling; top edge of text block gilt; bookplate to front pastedown; Original printed wrappers bound in. Woodcut frontispiece in color by Louis Jou; on Papier du Rives, Limited Edition, #946/1380; MW consignment;.
Los Angeles: Sylvester and Orphanos, 1980. Limited Edition, #141/330. Octavo, 40 pages; VG; fully bound in black cloth, with extensive green tooling; spine with green lettering and design; covers protected with a mylar wrapper; mild shelf wear and soiling; signed flat by Barthelme at limitations page; hand-numbered #141/330 at limitations page; contains black and white illustrations; pages clean; shelved Case 6.
London: printed for W. Rogers, at the Sun over against St. Dunstan’s Church in Fleetstreet, 1686. Third edition. Quarto, , 122,  pages; VG; Bound by Jon Robbins in full diced calf; spine lightly tanned. In this edition, title page, line 9, has: ’PAPIST’ (all capitals); p. 1 is correctly signed A3 and line 23 ends: ’reasonable’; p. 122, line 4 ends: ’as’. Small hole in page 33. Text block slightly age-toned and foxed. JR Consignment. Case 7.
London: George G. Harrap & Company, 1929. First Trade Edition. large 8vo., 231pp.; VG; bound in polished red calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, two panels green with gilt lettering; boards have triple-ruled borders with circle decoration to the corners, inner gilt dentelles, single gilt edge-roll, all edges of text block gilt; mild rubbing to corners, head and tail of spine, small scar on front cover; red marbled endpapers; bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, London; interior clean, with no signs of age-toning or foxing; shelved case 14.
London: printed for George Pawlet at the Bible in Chancery-Lane, and Samuel Smith at the Prince’s Arms in St. Paul’s Church-yard, 1690. Octavo, , 252,  pages; VG-; Bound by Jon Robbins in full brown diced calf. Spine tanned; lower edges of boards lightly rubbed; scattered damp staining; text block age-toned and slightly foxed; some chipping and wear to edges of text block. Several ownership inscriptions to first two leaves. With a preliminary imprimatur leaf. With two final advertisement leaves. JR Consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
London: MacMillan and Co., Limited, 1922. Revised Edition, 18th Printing. Octavo, 2 vols.; VG; three-quarter teal leather bindings, boards in green marbled paper; spines paneled with red labels and gilt lettering, and extensive gilt design; Sangorski and Sutcliffe bindings, signed with stamps at upper edge of second front free endpaper; mild shelf wear and soiling; upper edges bright gilt; ribbon bookmarks; pages clean; shelved Case 0.
London: Henry Frowde, 1908. Oxford Edition. Octavo, xxiii, 516 pages; G+; bound in half vellum with green cloth boards; spine has gilt tooling and a brown label with gilt lettering; top edge of text block gilt; tide mark to the entire top edge of text block, more severe towards front of volume; shelved front case.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1943. Second Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 1272 pages; VG; bound in full red leather, single gilt rule to boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; top edge of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; slight age-toning to pages; interior clean; shelved Front Case.
Oxford: printed by Leonard Lichfield for Henry Cripps, 1642. Small Quarto, , 277,  pages; G; Bound by Jon Robbins in full modern diced calf, paneled spine; small liquid splash stain to lower two panels of spine; rubbing to bottom edges of boards; several small scratches to boards. First three leaves, including title page, are reproductions; underlining to pages F2v, F4v, G1r, G3v, G4r, I1r, I2r, Y3r, and Y4r. Text block age-toned and foxed. JR Consignment; shelved Case 7.
London: Henry Frowde, 1896. Oxford Edition. Octavo, 924 pages; VG; bound in full teal leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling, gilt borders to boards, gilt seal of Clapham High School on the front cover; marbled text block and endpapers; name written on sfep; very mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine, hinges; shelved case 0.
Paris: Hachette & Cie. [ca. 1900]. Quarto, 398 pages; G+; spine brown with green label and gilt lettering and design; full binding of green leather with extensive gilt design; spine faded; all edges gilt; headband exposes; moderate shelf wear; wear to edges of boards, crown and tail of spine; dark discoloration to bottom of upper and lower covers; front and back joints starting; frontispiece tipped in; binding sound; pages clean; shelved Front Table.
London: printed for B. Aylmer at the Three Pigeons against the Royal Exchange in Cornhill, and W. Rogers at the Sun against St. Dunstan’s Church in Fleetstreet, 1686. Octavo, , 505,  pages; VG; Bound by Jon Robbins in full diced brown calf; vol. 3 ONLY; Spine tanned; edges of boards lightly rubbed. Textblock slightly age-toned and foxed; scattered damp staining. Lacking frontispiece. JR Consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
St James Place, London: Collins, 1957. Octavo, 766 pages; VG; bound in three quarters red morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, with their stamp, red cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt titling and tooling; marbled endpapers; top edge gilt; bookplate to front pastedown; two pages added preceding the title page, with a personalized calligraphic message; very mild wear, primarily to corners; shelved case 9.
Parisiis: Apud Antonium Cellier, via Citharaea, 1680. Quarto, , 793, , 59, , 168 pages; VG-; Bound by Jon Robbins in full diced calf. Spine somewhat tanned; binding with slight shelf wear, scratching, and a few small damp stains. Ink marginalia in endmatter. With engraved title page. Annotation in pencil on front free endpaper. JR Consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
Oxford: At the Theater in Oxford, 1675. Octavo, , 42, 41-44, 43-46, 45-48, 47-214,  pages;  leaf of plates; VG-; Bound by Jon Robbins in modern period-style calf. Lacking frontispiece. Archival repair (and discoloration from previous non-archival repair) to closed tear in title page. Signature F contains two copies of all but first leaf. With a final contents leaf. In this edition the "T" of the first word of title is above the "te" of "contentment"; line 5 of the preface has "desolution". A few light pencil annotations. A remarkably bright, clean copy. JR Consignment. Case 7.
London: printed for John Bullord, and sold by Matt. Gilliflower in Westminster-Hall; Ben. Tooke, next the Temple Gate; Christopher Bateman, at the Bible in Pater-noster-Row; and Richard Parker at the Unicorn, on the Royal Exchange, booksellers. 1699. Octavo, , 288, 291-451, , 45,  pages; G+; Bound in early full brown calf; rebacked and repaired by Jon Robbins with earlier spine laid on. Chipping and wear to edges of early portions of binding. "The moral characters of Theophrastus" has a separate title page, with imprint "printed in the year, 1698", on leaf 2G2r. Text and register continuous despite pagination. With a final contents leaf. Signatures: A-2K⁸ 2L⁸(-L7-8). An ownership inscription marked through on the front free endpaper; several names, including that of Tho[mas] Houlkes written on the title page; an inscription reading "John F.M. Dovaston. Westfelton. Gift of his brilliant friend Joseph Warren. 1827." Some water damage to first signature and first two pages of second signature. Ex-library stamps on front free endpaper, title page, and p. 187; checkout slip pasted to rear free endpaper. Scattered pencil marginalia throughout. Minor water damage to lower corner of final two signatures. Minor insect damage to signature Gg. Text block age-toned. JR Consignment. Case 7.
London: printed for William Rogers at the Sun over-against St. Dunstan’s Church in Fleetstreet, 1694. Quarto, , 394,  pages; VG-; Bound by Jon Robbins in modern period-style calf; spine and areas of boards near spine somewhat tanned. With final advertisement leaf. The name of a previous owner, Magdalen Grey, written in ink on title page. Some wear to upper corner of text block, primarily to first two signatures and last signature. Closed tear (0.75 in) to fourth leaf. Minor water damage to lower corner of the first 66 pages. Slightly age-toned with some foxing and soiling. JR Consignment. case 7.
Paris: Édouard Rouveyre, 1887. Limited Edition, #568/1500. Small Quarto, 263, viii; VG; bound in 3/4 brown calf, dark red cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; beautifully marbled endpapers; front hinge worn, some scratches and wear to binding; both original wraps preserved and bound in; with 72 plates with printed tissue guards; text in French; shelved case 9.
Rome: The Pumpkin Press, 1984. First Edition; Limited Edition, #32/72. Quarto, 203 pages; VG; full red calf binding; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; small scratches to lower edges of boards; red marbled endpapers; signed flat at title page by Blakemore; hand-numbered 32 at title page; inscribed by Blakemore at dedication page; pages clean; shelved Front Case.
London: printed by J.R. for Richard Chiswel at the Rose and Crown in S. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1683. Folio, , lxxi, , 543, , 57 [i.e. 61],  pages; VG. Bound in period calf; generalized rubbing and wear to boards, more severe at edges and corners; hinges starting.; Title page in red and black.; 9 divisional titles with large engraved portraits. Early ownership to ffep. Lacking half-title. Stain to fore and top edge scattered throughout. JR Consignment; shelved case 8 1/4 Oversized item(s). Will require additional postage for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller for additional information.
London: printed, and to be sold by Geo. Grafton, in the Middle-Temple-Lane, Fleetstreet, 1697. Octavo, , x, 164,  pages. Bound by Jon Robbins in full diced calf; spine tanned; shelf wear to bottom edges of boards; rubbing at corners; scattered scratches to boards. With engraved armorial frontispiece, with archival repairs, and folding table. Minor insect damage to fore edge margin, concentrated in leaves I6-M5. Text block slightly age-toned and foxed. Incudes index (M3r-P5v), addenda and corrigenda (P6r-P8v), and supplement to the addenda and corrigenda (Q1r-Q2v). This copy contains extensive ink marginalia in a fine old hand updating the original printed entries. Two leaves at the end of the volume contain extensive hand-written notes adding the names of nobility created since the book was printed. JR Consignment.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1885. Large Paper Edition, #39/75. Octavo, 231 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf by Blackwell, marbled boards and endpapers, spine paneled gilt with titling in two compartments; top edge gilt, others uncut; slight wear to hinges, slight rubbing to corners; signed and numbered; "The Large Paper Edition of this volume, consisting of seventy-five copies, twenty-five of which are for America, all being numbered and signed, was printed in October 1885. This is No. 39."; OF consignment; shelved case 0.
London: printed for T. Cadell, junior, and W. Davies, (successors to Mr. Cadell) in the Strand, 1796. Second edition. Quarto, xxiii, , 328 pages; VG; Bound by Jon Robbins in modern period-style calf. Spine lightly tanned. Small area of damp staining and foxing at upper margin, and larger area of much lighter damp staining at fore edge, through p. 42. Scattered pencil marginalia. Text block edges are marbled. Ownership inscription reading "Wm. Edwd. Tallents" on verso of front free endpapers; a second inscription, reading "Frederick H. Adler, Cleveland, 1913-1914" on title page. The appendix includes extracts from Andreini’s ’Adamo’ in Italian and English. On laid paper. JR Consignment; shelved case 7.
Londini [i.e., Gouda?]: impensis R. Clavel, H. Mortlock, S. Smith & B. Walford in coemeterio D. Pauli, 1699. Octavo, , 344, , 353-432, 431-606, 657-703,  pages; VG; Bound in full brown calf; rebacked and repaired. Rubbing, chipping to corners of earlier portions of boards; scratching to boards. Archival repairs to rear free endpaper. Text block age-toned and slightly foxed with scattered small stains. Ownership inscription to rear free endpaper. Text continuous despite pagination. JR Consignment. Case 7.
London: printed for C. Brome at the Gun, W. Keblewhite at the Swan in St. Paul’s Church-yard, H. Hindmarsh, at the Golden-Ball, and E. Poole, at the Half-Moon, near the Royal-Exchange in Cornhil, 1699. Octavo, , XXIV, 424,  pages; VG; Bound by Jon Robbins in full modern diced calf, paneled spine, label with gilt titling; spine tanned; minor bumping to corners. With seven final contents leaves, an initial advertisement leaf for H. Hindmarsh, followed by an errata leaf.; The comma after "Gun" in imprint is barely printed, as usual; Name in ink to ffep. JR Consignment; shelved Case 7.
London: T. Longman, B. Law, P. Dodsley, J. Johnson, C. Dilly, G.G. and J. Robinson, T. Cadell, R. Baldwin, J. Sewell, F.C. Rivington, W. Goldsmith, W. Lowndes, G. and T. Wilkie, W . Otridge and Son, J. Scatcherd, T. Payne, W. Bent, Vernor and Hood, G. Kearsley, J. Taylor, and E. Newberry, 1795. Octavo; xlvi, , 382,  pages; G+; Bound by Jon Robbins in full brown calf. Minor shelf wear and chipping to binding. Damp staining to first seven original leaves, including title page, and to final four original leaves. Final leaf loose but present. Text block age toned and slight foxed with scattered small stains. Small tear to lower margin of p. xv. Ownership inscriptions to original front free endpaper and title page. Includes frontispiece and engraved title page. No letterpress title page, apparently as issued. Line numbers written in pencil on some pages. JR Consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
London: printed by the assigns of Richard Atkyns and Edward Atkyns Esquires, 1675. Octavo; , 126, 143-158, 127-142, 159-366 pages; G-. Bound by Jon Robbins in modern period-style calf. Spine tanned; minor scratching to boards, rubbing to bottom of boards. Text complete but not fully in sequence. Lacking 8 pp of endmatter. The name of two previous owners are written on the first page of text: W.E. Smith of Frankford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 11th July 1898 and Char[le]s Heatly, Middle Temple, 1776. Ink doodles and text on both pastedowns. Marginalia and underlining in ink scattered throughout text. Title page is a modern reproduction, not the original. Open tear to the lower margin of 111, to the lower corner of 113, to the outer margin of 221. Flaws in the paper resulting in two holes in the outer margin of 239 and one hole in the margin of 241. Closed tear to the outer margin of 308. Some denting and small closed tears to the top of the text block. Several very small holes in title page. Some chipping to corners of first leaf of text and to final four leaves. Very small closed tear to upper margin of 7. Text block slightly age-toned. JR Consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
London: printed by J[ohn]. H[eptinstall]. for Henry Mortlock, at the Phoenix in St. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1698. Octavo, , 530,  pages; VG; Bound by Jon Robbins in full modern speckled and diced calf, paneled spine, label with gilt titling; spine tanned; slight rubbing to lower corners. Portrait frontispiece; ex-library, with usual markings, including stamp to title page, ffep; name to ffep; chipping to edges of ffep, frontispiece; minor scattered foxing throughout.JR Consign Case 7.
London: Printed at the Stanhope Press by C. Whittingham; for John Sharpe... 1813. 12mo., 3 volumes; VG; bound in full polished calf, elaborate gilt border to boards, paneled spines with gilt tooling, black morocco label with gilt titling; mild wear and rubbing; marbled text block, endpapers; title page and engraved frontispiece to each volume; shelved case 0.
London: printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Robert Pawlet, at the sign of the Bible in Chancery-lane, 1673. Second impression. Quarto. , 272, 271-277, 288, 281-, , 176, 169-190, ; 7,  pages; Bound by Jon Robbins in modern period-style full brown leather. Minor shelf wear, some tanning to top of spine. Archival repairs to first two pages. Some chipping and minor insect damage to leaves A2-B1. Damp staining to bottom of text block throughout. Scattered pencil and ink marginalia. Small open tears to the upper margins of pp. 17-20; closed tear to lower margin of p. 225. Archival repairs to pp. 61-63 and blank endpapers. On the title page, the words "Mr. John Hales" and the following comma have had black shadows added behind them, apparently after printing. Below this, written in old ink, are the words "Some unskillfull hand hath attempted to improve the Print here." [Bound with:] Hales, John, 1584-1656. Sermons preach’d at Eton, by John Hales, late Fellow of that Colledge. The second edition. London : printed by T. Newcomb, for Richard Marriot, anno Dom. MDCLXXIII. . 63,  p. Possibly intended to be issued with "Golden remaines", 2nd impression, London, 1673. Register begins with B. Wing (2nd ed.), H275. ESTC Citation no.: R6341. JR Consignment. case 7.
London: printed for Henry Faithorne and John Kersey, and sold by Walter Davis in Amen-Corner, 1681. Octavo, , 271,  pages; VG; Bound by Jon Robbins in full modern speckled and diced calf, paneled spine, label with gilt titling; spine tanned; corners lightly rubbed. Ffep, title page, D7 archivally backed, title page with loss to the upper fore corner, no text lost; tide-marks primarily to upper fore corner of first half of volume. JR Consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
1840 - c.1860. Octavo, ; VG; bound in full pebbled green calf with gilt, paneled spine with gilt stamping and titling, marbled endpapers; bound by Riviere with their stamp; mild rubbing to hinges; Contains 12 original pen-and-ink drawings of a baby, each captioned and surrounded in a cartouche. Each leaf is mounted in the binding. Date presumed 1840 - c.1860, based on the binder's stamp; A unique collection of private baby drawings; shelved case 0.
Londini: typis T[homas]. H[odgkin]. & impensis Richardi Chiswell ad insigne Rosæ Coronatæ in Coemeterio D. Pauli, 1688. Folio, , xxxvi, 272 p., 273-280 l., 281-759, , 212, ; VG; Bound in period calf with generalized rubbing and wear to boards, more significant wear at edges and corners; cracking and loss of leather at joints. Title page of each volume printed in red and black. Small worming to lower fore corner through page 471. Mild marginalia. JR Consignment; shelved case 8 1/4 Oversized item(s). Will require additional postage for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller for additional information.
London: printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, 1753. Sixth Edition. 12mo., 3 volumes; VG: bound in contemporary calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling, black and maroon morocco labels with gilt titling; mild wear and rubbing, front hinge of volume 1 beginning to separate; Each part has a separate dated titlepage, but pagination and register are continuous in each volume, Each volume has a separate dated titlepage which lacks an edition statement. With a collective titlepage.; slight scattered foxing; bookplate of Thomas Basset to front pastedowns of each volume, slight offsetting to endpaper; Contains 6 plays plus Cosgreve's Poems. The first 5 plays have a single frontispiece.: The Old Batchelor, The Double-Dealer, Love for Love, The Mourning Bride, The Way of the World, The Judgment of Paris (no plate), Poems upon Several Occasions (no plate).; shelved case 8 1/2.
[Rouen]: [s.n.], 1668. Folio; , 1002,  pp. VG-. Bound in period calf; generalized rubbing and wear, more severe at edges and corners; hinges cracking with loss of leather.; Title page in red and black. With an index. Some 'x' marks and other small notations in the margins of the text, in both pencil and red ink. JR Consignment; shelved case 8 1/4 Oversized item(s). Will require additional postage for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller for additional information.
London: printed, and are to be sold by Richard Baldwin, in the Old-Bailey, 1689. Quarto, 1-2, 41-66,  pages; G; Bound by Jon Robbins in three-quarters calf with marbled paper boards; spine tanned. Lacking title page and half title; modern reproduction of title page bound in. Significant archival repairs to first leaf of preface. Lacking pp. 3-40. Last leaf bears caption title: Advertisements. A resolution of certain queries, concerning submission to the present government. JR Consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
London: printed for J. Crosley, and Samuel Manship, at the Black Bull in Cornhil, 1692. Second edition. Octavo, , 467,  pages; VG; Bound by Jon Robbins in full modern diced calf, paneled spine, previous label preserved. Ink name to sfep, dated Sept 22, 1726, ink initials to title page; a4v with ink * next to 'Good Prince' and marginalia referencing King James; age-toned and foxed. First leaf is blank; Imprimatur on leaf a2v; "An idea of happiness, in a letter to a friend" has separate dated title page on leaf 2B4r; pagination and register are continuous. JR Consignment. case 7.
Oxford: printed by Leonard Lichfield, printer to the Vniversity, 1642. Quarto; , 386 p. VG;Bound by Jon Robbins in full diced calf with earlier label preserved. Annotation to title page. Archival repairs to first six leaves. Text block lightly age-toned and foxed, with scattered damp staining to upper left corner. Scattered minor insect damage, mostly affecting page margins. JR consignment. case 7.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 311 pages; VG-; contemporary full blue calf binding; spine paneled, with tan label with black lettering; front board with tan leather inset; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild rubbing to edges of boards; marked fading to spine; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; pages clean; CX consignment; shelved Case 0.
London: J. J. Stockdale, 1810. First Thus. Octavo, 816 pages; VG-; in late 19th century rebinding of three-quarter brown calf, boards in brown marbled paper; spine paneled, with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; front and back boards scuffed; chipping to paper at edges of back board; upper edge of textblock gilt; mild age-toning to textblock; with all four plates, plates faintly offset; pages clean; two parts in one, with second half-title and title page, pagination continuous; CX consignment; shelved Case 13.
London: printed by J. and J. March, for the Company of Stationers, 1770. 12mo., 216 pages; VG; bound in burgundy morocco, elaborate gilt to boards, spine paneled with gilt; head of spine recased, some mild splitting beginning at tail of spine hinges; marbled endpapers; all edges of text block gilt; two early ownership names to sfep; With an initial leaf of royal approbation.; shelved case 4.
London: printed for John Starkey at the Miter in Fleet-street within Temple-Bar, 1674. Octavo, 479, 478-542, 553-611,  pages; VG-; Bound by Jon Robbins in modern period-style calf; spine lightly tanned. The names "Ann Ball," "Ann Child," and "Walter Long" are all written in old hands in ink on the title page and the first page of the preface. Lacking illustrated frontispiece. Wear and minor insect damage visible to edges of text block. Archival repairs to first four and final three leaves of volume. Small patch of damp staining to first signature at lower edge near spine. Age-toned and foxed; damp staining to fore edges throughout. JR Consignment; shelved case 8 1/2.
London: printed for Richard Tonson and Jacob Tonson, at Grays-inn-gate, in Grays-inn-lane, and at the Judge’s Head, in Chancery-lane, 1681. Quarto, , 83,  pages; VG-; Bound by Jon Robbins in modern period-style diced calf; spine lightly tanned. Archival repairs to title page and next-to-last leaf in volume; original final leaf is absent with a modern reprint taking its place. Closed tear to lower edge of A2 (first page of dedication). Top margin significantly trimmed, in many cases cutting through the title and page number at the top of the page. Text block age-toned and foxed. JR Consignment. Case 7.
Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851. First Edition, First State. Octavo, 344 pages; Fair; Lacking title page; bound in a beautiful monogrammed binding by Adams Bindery, full brown morocco, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling, gilt tooling with enamel inlay to boards; some rubbing to gilt, with some enamel missing; both pastedowns leather with 5 gilt rules, gilt tooling in matching design to covers; top edge of text block gilt; mild wear to front hinge, slight chip to head of spine along front hinge; mild foxing to interior; lacking title page and ads; [iii]-[viii], -344; publisher's spine and rear cover bound in rear; first state, with page 149 lines 1 and 2 battered; BAL 7604; shelved case 2.