FIRST EDITION, 4to, pp. [xii], viii, [iv], 383,  + 10 plates. Contemporary panelled calf. Toned and spotted, dampstain to upper corner towards the end. Scratched and rubbed, expertly rebacked, recornered and reconditioned. Ownership inscription of Thomas Holland (a subscriber) to title-page and updates to the final catalogue of clergy in his hand, inscription of Richard Griffith (1773) to half-title, and C. Wilkins to flyleaf (referring to the 1766 London second edition); further inscription to flyleaf of ‘T.N.’ dated 1827, criticising the etymologies; this last reader’s marginal annotations throughout the volume.