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Book Description

First edition, xiv, [15]-28, [2], xcviii, 136, 6, 72pp., with half-title and list of subscribers, the appendix has separate pagination and register, contemporary ownership signature of “E. H. Vaughan, 1757”, light water-staining to endpapers, contemporary mottled calf, spine with five raised bands, compartments heavily tooled in gilt, red morocco title label on fifth compartment, slight split to top of upper joint otherwise a handsome copy.
Dealer Notes
This is the only publication penned by the author, a second edition appeared in 1762. “John Wood served as a groom during the war in Flanders... he was next with the King of Sardinia, and at the time of writing his treatise was groom to the Earl of Rochford, who is the financial supporter of the publication.”—Smith.
Author WOOD (John)
Date 1757
Publisher London: Printed for the Author,

Price: £445.00

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