Edinburgh: John Ballantyne and Co, 1813. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #18280
First edition. 4to. Large paper copy (9 by 11 inches). Original drab boards, cloth spine, printed paper label. (x),330cxvi pp. plus 3pp. of publisher's ads. Half-title is present. Sometime rebacked with the original spine laid-on. Occasional light foxing; wear to the edges and spine; printed label nearly perished else very good. Later endpapers with the bookseller sticker of Heffer and Sons, Cambridge. Ownership name of C. J. Thrupp, 1814, on a preliminary blank, and a later bookplate of 'E.M.L' on the front pastedown. Rare; only 25 copies of the large paper edition were reportedly printed.