8vo 8" - 9" tall; 518 pages; Guardian issues # 83-175, published together as Vol the 2nd. Original or period calf. Contents clean and complete save for a front endpage, perhaps. Leather well rotten at spine with vertical cracks and separation between signatures. Bookplate removal scarring to front pastedown. Candidate for rebacking with clean supple contents. View More...
London, G. G. J. and J. Robinson; and J. Walter; E. Curll: 1787
Edition: Second Edition
Seller ID: 10976
Binding: 1/4 leather
Condition: Very Good
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; London, G. G. J. Robinson, etc . ; and E Curll; : 1787 & 1718. An unusual combined edition with complete text of the 2nd edition of Sidney's Defence of Poetry [Poesy] printed in 1787 (paged v, 144 p. ; 19 cm. ) bound together with the 1718 English language translation by Hayes of Addison's "Dissertation upon Famous Latin Poets." The Hayes text formed the 2nd part of the original Addison volume and retains it's separate 1718 title page and pagination ( - 53, and 3 pages of postscript. ) The Addison text lacks his original Latin portion which comprised p... View More...