30 April 2008
[HANWAY, Jonas (bap. 1712-1786)]. The Soldier's Faithful Friend; being political, moral, and religious monition to Officers and private men in the Army and Militia. London: J. Dodsley [and others], 1766.
2 volumes, 8° (204 x 124mm). Engraved frontispiece, one engraved plate, engraved vignettes to titles, stamps to titles. (Occasional scattered spotting and browning.) Contemporary calf, gilt spine compartments, morocco lettering-piece to second, lettered in third, repeat pattern of panels formed by a triple fillet border enclosing shell corner-pieces and a folate centre-piece (lettering-piece lacking from third compartment, edges slightly rubbed, a little wear to headcaps). FIRST EDITION. (2)
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