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Ta Leipsana. Illustrabat et Emendabat Gilbertus Wakefield.
Typis T. Bensley, Londini [London] 1795 - LARGE-PAPER COPY, 8vo, pp. [viii], 33, [83]. Contemporary straight-grained purple morocco, spine divided by wide raised bands, second and fifth compartments gilt-lettered direct, the others filled with gilt tools, boards bordered by a gilt rule enclosing a blind roll, within that a frame made up of a blind outer and inner border and between them a gilt rule and elaborate gilt cornerpieces, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Light toning and spotting. Extremities rubbed, a few scratches. The name 'Bensley' in pencil to initial binder's blank. An elaborate binding in fine style on the large-paper issue of this 'beautiful and correct edition, by the late Gilbert Wakefield. printed with great care and delicacy by Bensley' (Dibdin). ESTC N32017; Dibdin I 349. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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