THE BRITISH CLASSICS. THE RAMBLER. Volume The First No. 1 Tuesday March 20, 1750-No. 54 Saturday September 22, 1750, Volume The Second No. 55 Tuesday September 25, to No. 111 April 9, 1751, Volume The Third No. 112 April 13, 1751 to No. 159, September 24, 1751, Volume The Fourth No. 160, Saturday September 28, 1751 to Saturday March 14, 1752. Volumes fifteen to eighteen of "The British Classics" set

W. Suttaby: London, 1809. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #22-1757

Bookseller ticket "Charles Hammond Engraver Bookseller & Binder Mnories Ball Street Birmingham". Illus., foredges, 6 x 4", gilt ruled black straight grain morocco, raised bands, gilt lettering, decorative inner dentelles, 309pp + index, 316pp + index, 265pp + index; 248pp + index. Comes with a black slipcase which is torn along an edge. Spine tips chipped and bumped, wear/scuffing to sides of spine, light dust soiling to upper page edges, inner hinges cracked, endpapers faded at edges. Textblocks tight. FOUR GORGEOUS FOREDGES: PASTORAL SCENE BY THE WATER WITH TWO MEN BY A BRIDGE WITH A LARGE BUILDING IN THE DISTANCE; TOWN CENTER WITH BUILDINGS AND A CHURCH AND SEVERAL MARKET STALLS AND PEOPLE WALKING AROUND; A LAKE WITH SAILBOATS, A CATHEDRAL AND VARIOUS BUILDINGS IN THE BACKGROUND; A DOWNTOWN SCENE SHOWING A ROAD WITH SHOPPERS, A CARRIAGE AND A WAGON WITH VARIOUS BUSINESSES ON EACH SIDE.

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