First edition, first impression, of the author’s rare first book. The first issue in blue cloth with silver lettering and cup designs.
Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and cup design to spine and upper board in silver. Frontispiece and 9 plates. Bookplate. Tiny ownership inscription to front free endpaper. A little shaken, spine rolled and a little faded, cloth rubbed at extremities with a little wear at the corners and ends of spine, contents spotted. A very good copy.
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