WALPOLE, Horace. A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, with Lists of their Works. The second edition, corrected and enlarged. Two volumes.


London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1759.


£ 850


2 volumes. 8vo (19 x 12 cm); (1) [vi], viii, [ii], 247, [5] pp.; (2) [ii], 250, [6]; with engraved frontispieces to both volumes (a scene of Earl Rivers and Caxton being presented to Edward IV and a music notation). Marbled endpapers; slight foxing to endpapers and blanks; otherwise, clean pages only slightly age toned.  A very handsome contemporary red Morocco set; spines divided by raised bands tooled in gilt; gilt titling to second compartments and numbered in gilt to third compartments; gilt dentelles; spine slightly sunned; a.e.g.. A fine set, in excellent condition.



ESTC T63206.