London. Printed for T. Hamilton, 33, Paternoster-Row; And Oliphant, Waugh and Innes, Edinburgh. 1816. 1st Edition. [i-iii], iv-xiii, , 2-434 pp. Frontispiece. 9-1/4" x 5-1/2". Blue, paper wrapped boards, gray paper back strip, spine label printed in black with head and tail black rule, deckled edges. A G/VG copy. Corners and edges of boards are rubbed and bumped, chipping and peeling of paper to back strip and spine label, boards soiled with some scuffing and age toning, joints tender, ffep has two tears/holes, title page is over 1/2 torn out, last leaf (with text) is scotch taped back in as well as a tear scotched taped together, some light soiling to leaves as well as some age toning to edges and foxing. Overall bright and legible. Item #46347
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