12mo, pp. x, 297, [5, ads]. Later half calf, marbled boards, leather bordered with double blind rules, spine divided by raised bands between double gilt rules, black morocco label, other compartments tooled centrally in gilt, edges red. Somewhat soiled, 2cm strip excised from top of title-page removing the word ‘A,’ 5cm tear to one leaf touching text without loss. Some marginal pencil markings, a few more proverbs added to lower margins and a few corrections in ink.