DIBDIN, Thomas F.

DIBDIN, Thomas F. The Library Companion; Or, The Young Man’s Guide, And The Old Man’s Comfort, In The Choice Of A Library

London: Printed for Harding, Triphook and Lepard, 1824


FIRST EDITION. 8vo; [4],li,912, [1]. Title page with small illustration and motto (Book Openeth Book); Dedication; Preface; Advertisements; Title page to second part inserted at the end of the volume. Bookplate of previous owner on top pastedown. Slight soiling and foxing throughout; otherwise mostly clean pages. Near contemporary half binding with marbled boards; spine rebacked; gilt decoration and red morocco label with gilt lettering on spine; green speckled edges; slight wear. Overall, a very good copy.