Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons. Fair. 1857. First Edition. Hardcover. Marbled boards over 3/4 leather but missing leather on spine. Boards very rubbed with moderate edgewear. Binding remains tight. Library stamps on title page and interior, including one stamp on plate. 4 plates present, of eight. Two of the plates have repaired tears. Moderate to heavy foxing. 12 pages have tears from spine towards edge but not reaching edge, which would indicate the tearing occured before binding? Not the most beautiful issue but good reading copy and chance to pick up Zamarano 80, #8 without paying 4-figures. Howes B-622.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pp . (Inventory #: 012275)
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