Lalla Rookh. Scottish BINDING, Thomas Moore.

Lalla Rookh.

London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817.

First edition. Extra-illustrated with 6 engravings by Corbould on India paper. [iv], 405, [1] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Near contemporary full plum morocco, covers and spine tooled in blind, a.e.g., by Carss, Glasgow (ticket on verso of first blank). Light foxing throughout For binding: Ramsden, UK, p. 192; Spawn & Kinsella 340. Item #34298

A choice copy in a contemporary Scottish binding by Carss, a binder who Dibdin admired and described as “the favourite bookbinder among the cognoscenti of Glasgow.” The extra plates by Corbould originally appeared in the Pocket Magazine of Classic and Polite Literature. With Engravings Illustrative of "Lalla Rookh" (London: John Arliss, 1819).

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