SUPERB EARLY VICTORIAN HALF CALF
BOWDLER, John ~ Select Pieces in Verse and Prose.
London: Davidson, 1816
2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A particularly striking early Victorian half calf set with raised bands, 2 twin labels and unusual pallet to the head and tail. A presentation copy with 'From the Editor' at the head of the title page. Early floral embossed cloth boards. The armorial bookplate of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo. An attractive set of the verse and prose of this celebrated moralist and campaigner.