The History of the Worthies of England.
London: Rivington et al., 1811. 2 volume set, 11 inches tall. In the distinctive binding created for the great bibliophile, Henry Arthur Johnstone. With gilt titles and floral centre tools to the spine and his swashbuckling crest on the upper boards. Pigskin blind tooled endpapers and gilt top edges. Fuller greatest work was first published in 1662, this new edition again lists the counties indicating not only their most illustrious inhabitants but also their topographical characteristics and commercial activities. An extraordinary set in pristine condition.