Third Edition. Very Good. Item #4916
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1893. Third Revised Edition. Octavo; xxxix, 149pp. Red leather with gilt stamped "Schola Civitatis Londinensis" (City School of London) crest on front, with gilt dentelles and spine ornamentation, gauffered edges, and a small black leather title card to spine. Marbled page edges. Boards lightly rubbed at corners and spine ends, with some light smudging and scratching to leather. Old bookstore price in pencil on verso of front free endpaper, else pages unmarked. Binding is sound. This copy from the personal library of author, columnist, and former presidential speechwriter William Safire.