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London: James Fraser, 1840. First edition, second printing (Tarr, A11.1.b). Original dark green vertical ribbed cloth, gilt, decorated in blind. With "Second Edition" on the title page and in gilt at the top of the spine cloth, which Tarr did not see until the third printing of 1842, and the same page of ads on leaf G4 as in the first printing, which Tarr noted as cancelled in the second printing. Ownership signature of Cornelius Paine, a 19th century collector who competed in the auction houses with Henry Huth, and a later signature, and a collector's annotation on the pastedown, "1st ed., scarce". Some wear, front board a little bowed, front gutter beginning to crack, but a Very Good, attractive copy.
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Seller ID: carlyle,thomas.300london:jamesfraser,1840.firste