The Library Companion; or, The Young Man‘s Guide, and The Old Man’s Comfort, in the Choice of a Library. Thomas Frognall Dibdin.
The Library Companion; or, The Young Man‘s Guide, and The Old Man’s Comfort, in the Choice of a Library

Duke of Bedford's large paper copy

The Library Companion; or, The Young Man‘s Guide, and The Old Man’s Comfort, in the Choice of a Library.

London: Printed for Harding, Triphook, and Lepard, Finsbury-Square, and J. Major, Fleet-Street, 1824.

First edition, large paper issue, one of 100 copies. [4], li, [1], 400; 512 pp. 2 vols. Tall 8vo (242 x 144 mm). Duke of Bedford's large paper copy. Contemporary purple calf, spine gilt, gilt and blind rule to covers with gilt cornerpieces, marbled edges and endpapers. A few stray spots, minor rubbing and fading to extremities, old dampstain to back cover volume one. Jackson 63; Windle & Pippin A50a. Provenance: John, Duke of Bedford (1766-1839; armorial bookplates). Item #306690

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