London:: Printed for J. Johnson, 1798., 1798. 2 volumes. Small 8vo. x, , 324; iv, , 335,  pp. Numerous engraved plates. Original full crimson straight-grained morocco, single gilt rule borders, a.e.g. Ownership book-label of C. E. Merle. Early inscription: "George Nugent Tyrrell a birthday gift from his affectionate Mother, April 13th 1826." With two fore-edge paintings, probably painted ca. 1965, showing scenes of (1) Dean's Yard Westminster, (2) Inner Temple Hall & Gardens [?]. A notation at the rear indicates a price and dates the book as in the book trade in 11/15/1965. This could possibly be the year these books were painted. Dr. Samuel Johnson maintained a residence at No. 1 Inner Temple Hall. [JWRB]
(Inventory #: FF2414)
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