London: Henry Bohn, 1832.
One of 100 Large Paper Copies. 102 pp. With the errata slip tipped in at B1. 8vo (221 x 140 mm). Large paper presentation copy with ALS. Original boards, printed paper label to upper cover, manuscript spine title. Some minor wear to boards but a remarkably clean copy. Jackson 82. Provenance: Grege Johannis Platt (armorial bookplate by J.D. Batten dated 1892). Item #306702
A large paper presentation copy, inscribed: "John Rawlinson Esq. / From Mercurius Rusticus." With an amusing ALS of Dibdin presenting the book to Rawlinson laid in:
My Dear Sir
Finding that I have no copy of the Bibliophobia upon small paper, I shall be forced to compel you to put up with a Large paper copy of that capricious but orginal performance. It was written 'calamo currentisimo.' [sic] Yours Ever TFD"
Rawlinson is included on the subscriber's list of Dibdin's Tour of Northern England and Scotland (1838).
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