SUPERB FULL MOROCCO BY MACKENZIE BOOKBINDER TO THE KING
NORTHCOTE, James ~ One Hundred Fables.
London: Lawford, 1833
2 volume set, 7.75 inches tall. A most attractive full William IV binding by 'J. Mackenzie Bookbinder to the King'. J(ames) McKenzie was a bookbinder to King George IV and King William IV, he was one of the best London binders at the end of the 18th century and beginning of the 19th. With gilt raised bands, twin labels and lovely gilt tooling to the panels and boards. With gilt dentelles and all edges. Embellished with 280 wood engravings. 3rd edition. With the armorial bookplate of William Powell Hunt. Slight rubbing and foxing to the portrait otherwise clean. A splendid copy of this classic book of fables.