Elephant folio, ff. [174 (of 176)]. A run from issue 773 to 866, lacking 16 issues (789, 802, 816-7, 822, 827, 830-1, 833, 837, 840, 842, 844-5, 851, 864) and with the second page of two issues of the Star (773, 828) torn out, and a couple of corners torn away with loss to text. Early nineteenth-century half calf, marbled boards, spine divided by raised bands between double gilt rules, red morocco label, another compartment dated in gilt direct. Variable soiling and spotting, some wear to edges, leaves at beginning and end rather creased vertically. Binding rubbed, joints cracking at ends but strong, rear flyleaf mostly torn away, marbled paper partially worn from boards. Almost all issues with red tax stamp, first issue with early ink note for the binder in upper margin, some ink corrections in the text.