Item #35361 The ORIGINAL. Vol. I. Thomas Walker, 1784 - 1836.


London: Henry Renshaw, 1835. 1st volume edition (Goldsmith 37604 & 29369 [for the 2nd Edition]). iv, 408 pp. 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-1/2". Original publisher's green patterned paper boards, with printed paper title label to spine. Slight lean, with spine panel a bit darkened. Title label with some chipping to edges. Front hinge paper professionally restored. Modest bit of foxing. Withal, a solid VG copy, of an uncommon green paper binding. Item #35361

The DNB suggests that it is his 'admirable papers on health and gastronomy' that 'form the chief attraction of the work', though this far from quantifies all the divers subjects addressed herein.

This the first volume of Walker's journal, containing issues No. I [Wednesday, May 20, 1835] through No. XXVI [Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1835].

Price: $150.00

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