Título: The Adventurer. Volume the Second. [Volume 2...
Editorial: Printed for J. Payne, at Pope's Head in Pater-Noster Row, London
Año de publicación: 1754
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)
Edición: First Edition.
Tipo de libro: Book
Second volume only. Folio, measuring approximately 12 by 8 inches. Includes general title, contents and mottoes of the second volume. Contains 69 consecutive issues, beginning with Number LXXI (Tuesday, July 10, 1753) and ending with Number CXL (Saturday, March 9, 1754). Numerous contributions by Samuel Johnson, signed "T". Small title-page engraving, decorative head-pieces, and large initials throughout. Bound in contemporary (or slightly later) full polished calf with five large raised bands, gilt-tooled coat of arms to front board, gilt designs in each spine compartment. Lacking spine label. Green ribbon marker and marbled endpapers. Contents are in very good condition, generally quite clean, with generous margins. Imprints are still visible at the foot of the last page of each issue. Small ink signature of Elizabeth Hutchinson to upper corner of fly-leaf, dated 1775, otherwise unmarked. Mild foxing and age-toning to prelims; text is unaffected. Binding is intact but worn, with slight loss to board corners, joints cracked but boards remain attached by cords. The text-block itself is intact and strong. A good solid copy overall. Scarce. N° de ref. de la librería 000704
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