J. Bernard: Amsterdam, 1723. Hardcover. Good. Item #21-6096
18 x 11", gilt ruled, raised bands, marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplates of Sir George Shiffner, Bart, "Non Est Mortale Quod Opto". Volume One: 35/35 called for plates, (8), XLIII, (8), 153, 206, disbound, covers extremely well worn, rubbed, darkened, bumped corners, spine split, front cover detached and rear cover almost detached, outer/inner hinges cracked, lacks spine label, loose and detached pages/signatures, text block cracked, a few tears, waviness, foxing, toning. Volume Two: 27/27 called for plates, (198), 104, covers almost detached, extremely well worn, rubbed, darkened, bumped corners., inner/outer hinges and textblock cracking, foxing, minor worming, lacks spine label, mispagination: p163 printed as 165, spine cracked, toning, a few edge tears. Volumes one and two only, sold as a set. Very handsome engravings. FIRST EDITION.