Bibliomania; or Book Madness; A Biographical Romance. Illustrated with Cuts.
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842. Full morocco, 10 1/4 inches tall. A wonderful binding by Zaehnsdorf with wide gilt raised bands, and very fine gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Splendid gilt dentelles and top edges. Founder of the Roxburghe Club, Dibdin's 'Bibliomania' is a series of dialogues illustrating the symptoms suffered by those afflicted by 'Book Madness' during the progress of their collecting. A 'new and improved edition' of this fascinating work in a sumptuous binding.