SUPERB FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO BY CLARKE
CHURTON, Ralph ~ The Lives of William Smyth Bishop of Lincoln and Sir Richard Sutton Knight, Founders of Brasen Nose College.
Oxford: University Press, 1800
Full crushed morocco, 9 inches tall. An elegant, simple binding attributed, on an ancient tipped in catalogue slip, to (Charles) Clarke. Some speckling to the boards, foxing to the preliminaries and offsetting from the plates but overall a superb copy. With raised bands, the armorial devices of the great bibliophile Theodore Williams and all edges gilt. With 7 engraved plates, 2 folding and 3 folding plates of 'Pedigrees'.