London: Henry Colburn, 1828. Book. Very good condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo (8vo). vi, 385 pages of text followed by [i] page of publisher's advertisement. Full contemporary (old) leather binding with minor shelfwear. The first and final several pages have moderate foxing, with minimal foxing here and there throuthout the text. Howes H74: "His first book; pirated from 'the Portfolio.'" Graff 1734. Sabin 29789. Previous owner's engraved bookplate on the inside front cover: I.G. Barclay. First edition.. (Inventory #: 017719)
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