1818: Archibald Constable,
First Edition. First edition. 8vo. Complete in 3 volumes. pp. 321; 324 & 348. First issue with overturned speech marks to last line of p.193 of vol. ii. Contemporary quarter calf using original publisher's blue grey boards Gilt lettering to spine between bands with decorative scroll ovals. Wear to extremities with no chipping. Some cracking to leather hinges - textblocks held firm. Pencil name & place neatly written on endpapers. Short tear to titlepage of vol ii. One signature working loose & slightly protruding but held by binders tie in vol i. All half titles present. A very good & complete set of the first edtion.
Todd & Bowden 112Aa.