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MEMOIRS OF CELEBRATED ETONIANS - Jesse, John Heneage - 1875. 
London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1875. First edition. Spines a tiny bit lighter than the sides, fine. First edition. Two volumes. vi, 377p; vi, 354p. Illustrated and extra-illustrated to a total of 81 engraved plates of portraits and views, 20 hand-colored, including a short autograph note signed by John Abernethy (1680 -1740, Irish Presbyterian church leader ). Bound by Bayntun in full brown crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spines with gilt titles, the panels with decorative gilt devices outlined in black, the covers with triple fillets enclosing a framework composed of triple fillets in gilt and black, the upper covers with corners of curved spear ornaments in the same gilt and blind tooling.
[Bookseller: First Folio]
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