London: Printed for J. Round, J. Tonson, J. Clarke, B. Motte, T. Wotton, S. Birt, and T. Osborne, 1731. Second edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Very good- condition. Item #019222
Two volume set. Original full paneled calf (leather) bindings. Vol. I: frontisportrait, [xvi], 480 pages of text. Vol. II: [iv], 585 pages of text. Hinges have all been rehinged, with corners stiffened, spine with small chips filled in with Japanese tissue and colored to match. The first and final several pages of text are soiled and foxed, with minor staining to the bottom margin of about 125 pages. Previous owner's name neatly on the front endpaper. One volume has about 20 leaves with pencil and pen notations in a neat old hand. Measures 13.75 inches (height). An attractive set, the 2nd edition of the Works.