Westminster: Basil Montague Pickering | printed at the Chiswick Press, 1868. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. Item #6434
Small octavo. [4 (ads)], , xvi, 246. First English translation. As issued, in publisher's cloth with printed paper title label on the spine. Label is largely silverfished and barely decipherable; tan cloth covers are a bit soiled, but present well; a solid copy with scattered but light foxing; the modern book label of American collector Albert A. Howard on the back pastedown.
A beautiful reproduction of the Aldine printer's device on the verso of the half title; title page printed in red and black inside a wood-engraved border; 4-line floriated initials at each chapter. A nice example of the publishing work of William Pickering's son Basil Montagu Pickering. Porter 326.