Glasgow/Edinburgh: Blackie and Son Limited, 1860. Thick Quartos. With an introduction to each treatise, notes, and a sketch of his life, times, and contemporaries. In three volumes. Vol. I: xvi, 771, Vol. II: viii, 758. and Vol. III: viii, 790pp. engraved frontispieces, engraved title pages and regular title pages, illustrated with full page black & white engravings and textual illustrations. A lovely set with only occasional spots of foxing or of-setting from plates, beautifully bound in full black morocco, covers of a three dimensional box design framed in a decorative gilt design. raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated, red and brown contrasting morocco spine labels gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine set without chipping, names or plates.
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