The Book-Hunter, etc., by John Hill Burton. First edition, 12mo, 18cm, pp.vi,384, William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London, 1862.
Title-page within decorative border, decorative initials and head- and tail-pieces throughout, printed on antque laid paper. Quarter brown buckram with mauve cloth sides (a bit worn at the front), dark brown endpapers with Wiston Old Rectory book label. A very good copy.
Numbered "No.141" and inscribed by the author. One of the earliest and greatest of book collecting texts.