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Book Description
Liverpool: Printed at The Caxton Press, By Henry Fisher. Printer in Ordinary to His Majesty. First Edition, No Date, c 1816 – 1820. The dates for these two volumes is derived from the plates which are dated at the base of each plate. Quarto. In two volumes, complete. Vol. I – (4), 790pp; Vol. II – 885pp plus Directions to the binder. Closed tear at page 29 which has been repaired, impacting the text. Frontispieces both volumes and additional engraved title page Volume I. Additional engraved plate to page 65 of Volume 1. 108 plates in total including the 2 frontispieces. 108 engraved plates. Mild toning or an occasional spot of foxing and offsetting to the pages opposite the plates. Bound in full reverse calf (a suede type feel), re-backed in reverse calf to match with original title labels on the new spines. Approximately 10 ¾ inches tall.
Dealer Notes
Externally

Spine – good condition – new spines to the original boards, original title labels attached.
Joints – good condition – sound.
Corners – good condition – worn and bumped.
Boards – good condition – edge worn.
Page edges – good condition – slightly darkened.
See above and photos.

Internally

Hinges – good condition – sound, solid and strong repaired in the rebinding.
Paste downs – good condition – marbled.
End papers – good condition – marbled.
Title – good condition – gently tanned with some foxing.
Pages – good condition – some foxing and tanning, offsetting from plates to the opposing page, page 29 of Vol I torn, impacting text, and repaired, additional engraved title to Volume I and engraved plate to page 65.
Binding – good condition – attractive.
Author Thomas GREEN
Date No date [c 1816 to 1820]
Binding Full Reverse Calf Binding
Publisher Liverpool: Printed at the Caxton Press by Henry Fisher.
Condition Good

Price: £1600.00

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