Item #49041 The Book-Hunter etc. John Hill BURTON.
The Book-Hunter etc.

The Book-Hunter etc.

Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1882. Hardcover. Small 4to. Dark blue cloth with gilt spine lettering and decoration. civ, 427pp. Frontispiece engraving, 3 small sepia-tone engravings, tissue-guarded tinted full-page engraving. Very good overall. Binding edgeworn and a bit rubbed; both endpapers expertly replaced with appropriate period stock. Item #49041

Tight and nice second edition of the 1862 books-about-books classic by the noted Scottish attorney and economist (1809-81). The heavy stock frontispiece full-length portrait of Burton and tinted engraving showing "A Nook in the Author's Library" are outstanding. Not the limited printings (one of 250, one of 1000), but the trade edition.

Price: $85.00

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