SCARCE TITLE IN SUPERB FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
Royal Humane Society, The Ninety-Second Annual Report.
London: Printed for the Society, 1866.
Full straight grain morocco, 8.75 inches tall. A spectacular binding with wide gilt raised bands and very fine gilt tooling to the panels and boards. All edges gilt. Wide gilt dentelles and watered silk doublures. A splendid copy of this Annual Report, collecting and circulating 'the most approved and effectual methods for recovering Persons apparently Drowned or Dead' (and for the) Preservation and Restoration of Life'. With 2 double page illustrations. A superb example of a scarce and fascinating title.