First Edition. Very Good. Item #4930
London: J. Osborn, 1734. First Edition. Octavo; xvi, 246pp +2pp ads for Henry Lintot. Gray paper-covered boards with paper spine label. Covers very lightly shelfworn with some toning to spine and smudging to spine label. Offsetting from bookplate on front free endpaper. Old bookseller price in pencil at top of full title and pages a bit rippled throughout, else pages clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. This copy from the personal library of author, language columnist, and speechwriter William Safire, with his bookplate on front pastedown.