By: Michell, Nicholas [Extra-illustrated by Richard Bate (1775-1856)]
London, William Tegg and Co.: 1850
Seller ID: 16893
Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket
Moderate rubbing to leather at joints and edges and corners of boards. Gutter split at front hinge. The portrait frontispiece has moderate foxing and a vertical crease to the inner margin. Provenance: An owner's inscription on front fly leaf - "Sophia Eleanor Mercer - A precious heirloom, not to go out of the family - left by me to my grandson John Lawrence Anderson and not to go out of the family "Nellie Mercer" nee Wray mentioned in note by Richard Bate - who illustrated this book when over 70 years old". ; Second edition. [1-4] i-viii (IX-XVI, hand-numbered additional manusc... View More...