- Edinburgh: Printed for the Institution by R. & R. Clark, 1861.
- both volumes bound in one 8vo.
- modern cloth, leather spine label.
- xiv, 418; (iv),121+(1) pages.
Price: $135.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 56181
Founded in 1846, The Philosophical Institution intended to form "a compete and truly rich collection of English literature." By 1857, it had amassed a library of 10,402 volumes. Introduction by the authors describing the purpose of the library. Includes rules and regulations of the library and a list of donors. Supplement brings the catalogue up to date for 1861. Some internal nineteenth- century library markings.