Hardcover. Very Good. Item #5409
Philadelphia: William M'Clane, 1813. Octavo (18x11cm); 150 leaves, 330 pp. Frontispiece illustration of Adam Clarke, L. L. D. Title page states; "Written originally in French by the Abbe Fleury, Much enlarged from the Apparatus Biblicus of Pere Lamy, and corrected and improved throughout by Adam Clarke, L. L. D.)
Contemporary calf binding with title stamped in gold on red spine label. Heavy wear to spine and edges with some portions chipped off, but binding remains sound. Bottom right corner of several pages are folded. Pages toned with age and a handful are damp-stained, but majority are clean and unmarked.
This copy is from the library of William Safire (1929-2009), language expert and columnist for the New York Times.