1752 · London
Four vols. Twelvmo. Contemporary calf, raised bands, spines numbered in gilt, simple double gilt rules on each cover. Vol 1 Outer hinge front repaired, Vol III out hinge starting to crack, Vol IV repaired at heel of spine. With the often lacking "Universal-Register-Office" advertisement at end of volume two (M12r). Protected in a half orange morocco slipcase, raised bands, lettered in gilt on spines. Spines slightly sunned.
Provenance Caroli Whibley the collector Charles Whibley (1859-1930), best known today for bringing T.S. Eliot to the attention of Geoffrey Faber (bookplate in each volume). (Inventory #: 1266)