- London, England: for the author by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol, Shakspeare Press, 1821.
- later buckram, gilt-stamped spine labels, all edges gilt
- (6), xxxii, 462, lxxx; (iv), 555+(1); (iv), 622, lxii pages
Price: $750.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 124713
Windle and Pippin A38a; New Cambridge Bibliography 3, 1644. Preface by the author, table of contents, list of plates "with" and "without" text, in Volume I. Bibliographical and general indices, addenda and corrigenda follow text in Volume I. Author's intent was to furnish Britons with "an account of the treasures of the libraries, or of the general literary character" of his destinations on the Continent. With 63 plates, 83 text illustrations. 20th century buckram binding. Previous owner's bookplate in each volume. Some tissue leaves lacking causing offsetting. Scattered foxing.