London: Henry Colburn, 1826. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Very good condition. Item #019013
Five volume set. Brown leather bindings with marbled paper-covered boards with minor shelfwear. The spines have raised bands, stamped decorations as well as gilt decorations, and a maroon leather spine label lettered in gilt. Most of the title pages and final pages of text are lightly spotted or soiled, which is also true of the text which has the aforementioned scattered lightly throughout. Previous owners engraved bookplate on the inside front cover: A. H. Christie. Previous owners name handwritten on the front endpaper: Geo Tatam also giving a date of 1892 and a blind stamped address in North Kensington (London). First edition.