JOSEPH SPENCE. Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters of Books and Men, Collected from Conversation.

First edition thus, first printing. Two volumes. Publisher's original navy blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated in black and white throughout. Both volumes are fine copies, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's marks. Complete with the fine original dustwrapper that remains without fading, loss or tears. Not price-clipped (7, 10s net to the front flap).

This new edition, based on Spence's original manuscripts contains 50 percent more material than previously published and is the first to provide comprehensive explanatory and textual notes.

Stock code: 19252

£125

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