London: B. Barker, D. Midwinter, W. Innys, etc. 1742. Hardcover. 8vo. Very Good. Item #11023
1742 Edition. Professionally and expertly re-backed with raised bands and red gilt label to spine. Boards are original leather with gilt-ruled borders.
On the front paste down is a contemporary 1748 signature and address of 15 Charlotte Street Bedford Square, a spot currently occupied by the posh Charlotte Street Hotel adjacent to London's SOHO district. The signature is also at the top of the title page. Interior clean and bright with just a hint of sporadic foxing.
A handsome 18th-century volume with nice ties to historic London.