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Published - J. Johnson, J. Nichols et al
Nineteen volumes complete - Volume One - ix, , iii-xviii, 540pp, ; Volume Two - xlvi, xxii, 23-428pp; Volume Three - 456pp; Volume Four - 440pp; Volume Five - iv, 472pp; Volume Six - xvi, 358pp; Volume Seven - vii, , 436pp; Volume Eight - , 438pp; Volume Nine - iv, 426pp; Volume Ten - , 397pp, ; Volume Eleven - viii, 486pp; Volume Twelve - viii, 495pp, ; Volume Thirteen - viii, 472pp; Volume Fourteen - , 385pp, ; Volume Fifteen - , 431pp, ; Volume Sixteen - iv, 375pp, ; Volume Seventeen - v, 480pp; Volume Eighteen - vii, , 464pp and Volume Nineteen - vi, 396pp. Uniform half calf and marbled paper over boards, smooth spines divided into five panels, running title to second panel, volume number to fourth, third panel has a later calf title label, remaining panels with rectangular gilt device. Spines lightly faded, rubbed to extremities, previous owners armorial bookplate (Sir Baldwin Leighton - presumably the Seventh Baronet, but possibly the Sixth) to front boards and previous owners name again to front pastedowns. Internally some browning and foxing, usually light, but occasionally heavier, occasional soiling but generally fairly clean, one or two gatherings slightly loose, but attached, black ink mark to ffep of volume one, frontispiece off-set onto title. Half-title and engraved portrait frontispiece to volume one. The first of the "Nichols's" editions, Teerink-Scouten 129