4to, pp. xvi, 627, . Contemporary tree calf, spine divided by gilt rolls, black morocco label, other compartments tooled centrally in gilt, edges speckled red. Two marginal paper flaws not touching text. Sometime rebacked and recornered preserving original backstrip, hinges relined, old leather a little scratched. Armorial bookplates of H.F. Davies of Elmley Castle and William Battell to pastedown, the latter of whom has signed his name ‘W. Battell’ to the foot of two leaves by incorporating the signature marks of gatherings B and Bb into his name, with the lowercase b of the second gathering amended to form the a of Battell.