Essai Sur le Beau Par le Père André J… Avec Un Discours Preliminaire, Ex des Refléctions sur le Gôut. Par M. Formey.
Amsterdam, C.H. Schneider, 1767
8vo. (18 x 11.5 cm), 4 unnumbered pages + lxxx + 106 pages. Readable throughout, but the pages heavily browned, with some spotting. Bound in brown leather, a black leather label on the spine. The binding rubbed and worn, with loss of leather on the corners and at the top and bottom of the spine. The boards firmly attached, nut the leather cracked along part of the hinges.
Pattavi, Typis Seminarii, 1833. 8vo. (20.5 x 13 cm), 64 pages. Beautifully printed on paper of marvelous quality that looks as white and fresh as when new, apart from one ink mark at the bottom of the printed dedication. Bound with light green paper over the boards, treated to look like watered silk: the binding very sound but with a number of marks, all edges gilt. Inscribed by the author on the back of the front endpaper.
London, Trubner and Co., for the Philological and Early English Text Societies, 1883
A photo-Lithographed reproduction of the Eighth-Century Manuscript with a translation, introduction and notes by Henry Sweet.
Folio (42.5x 34 cm), xiv + 29 pages + 29 pages facsimile of the eight Century manuscript, errata slip inserted.
Slight foxing and marking, but a clean copy. In the original boards, marked and worn. A little weak at the hinges, but a good solid copy.
London, Abel Swall, 1697.
In the original binding: the binding in exceptionally good condition.
8vo. (19 x 12cm), title page + x + 190 pages + separate title leaf to part 2 + 82 pages + 2 page publisher’s catalogue+ 3 full page plates inserted in the text. Collates A6, B-M8, Aa-Ee8,Ff2+ 3 plates.
London, British Museum, 1889.
4to. (29x23cm), (8)+ 230 pages (numbered in columns). A good clean copy internally, the title page slightly foxed, Two library bookplates inside the front cover, a ‘Withdrawn’ stamp on the front end paper and a small rubber stamp on the back of the title page. The front end paper split on the hinge, but the board firmly attached. Bound in purple cloth, the spine faded and a piece of cloth missing from the head of the spine. The title etc. in gilt on the spine and a library label at the base of the spine.
London, The British Museum, 1905.
4to. (29x23cm) (8)+ 48+46+34+50 pages. A good clean, tight copy. Ex-library with a blind stamp on the title page, and bookplate and rubber stamp on the endpaper. In the publisher’s brown cloth binding with the title etc. in gilt on the spine, two paper labels at the base of the spine.