No publisher. London. 1725.
FIRST Mrs STANLEY EDITION. Folio. xii,511pp. Lovely tall, wide margined copy (16 x 10.4 inches). Title page vignette and head and tail pieces engraved by Gribelin. A very good copy in contemporary full calf binding with blind tooled decorative border on boards. Spine with raised bands, the compartments decorated in gilt. Brown label, ruled and lettered in gilt. Expertly re-backed with original spine laid down. Hinges strengthened. Formerly in the Library, at Clandon Park in Surrey, of William Hillier, 4th Earl of Onslow and with his book plate on rear paste down endpaper (The subscribers list includes Lady Onslow) and a bookplate on front paste down stating -- Bought at the sale of the Clandon Library. Lot 759. 0 pounds - 2 shillings - 0 pence. A very good attractive copy.