London: Printed for John Fairburn, 1822. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Item #23543
Thick 8vo. xxiv, 489pp. Illustrated throughout with wonderful full-page hand-colored plates by George Cruikshank. Full crimson morocco binding by Bayntum. Spine in six compartments,gilt. The boards with interlocking gilt frames reminiscent of Grolier, Inner dentelle gilt rules with floral tools at the corners. All edges gilt. Ribbon markers. A fine copy in a fine binding. Housed in a custom cloth-covered slipcase. `with the armorial bookplate of H. C. Fanshawe on the front pastedown.