London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
CAMPBELL, Thomas. The Pleasures of Hope, Edinburgh: Mundell [and others], 1812. 8°, 4 engraved plates by Scott and Stewart after Burney (some spotting and offsetting). Contemporary Etruscan calf by or in the style of Edwards of Halifax, gilt spine with green title-label, central panel on sides of a female figure (?fortune) holding an anchor, the whole within a gilt Greek key border, gilt edges (extremities rubbed).
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