Printed for J. Rivington and Sons; et al. 1778-01-01. 1st Thus. Hardcover. Quarto. Very Good. Item #10567
VOLUME I ONLY. Original calf professionally rebacked with five raised bands to spine and tooling in each compartment. One maroon leather spine label. Original boards with original marbled end papers.Square Tight Binding. Clean bright interior, save for a very few select instances of contemporary marginalia in richly aged golden brown ink. Mild edge wear to boards with a touch of rubbing as well. Laid paper. Large engraved frontis, a 1728 portrait of Bacon. A beautiful edition. VOLUME I ONLY.