Edinburgh: Ballantyne et al., 1809. Full calf, 10 1/2 inches tall. A superb Regency binding in full 'Russia' with the gilt and blind tooling so typical of the period. Gilt raised bands and dense gilt and blind tooling to the panels and boards. With an armorial bookplate bearing the motto: Vincit Amor Patriae. There is a neat ink inscription on the reverse of the front free endpaper dated 1814.