FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, folio, pp. [x], 253, , 326. A late 18th-century portrait engraving of the author window-mounted into flyleaf, initial and final blanks discarded. Early dark sprinkled sheep, spine divided by raised bands, later red leather label. Toned and spotted, intermittent edge-staining, title-page soiled and damaged at edges (just touching printed border in two places). Binding rubbed and marked, a few spots of insect damage, spine ends worn. Ownership inscription of James Edward Alexander, 1827, to flyleaf, a few earlier marginal notes and marks, one using the signature ‘I’ to spell ‘sit e libris Ie: Safford’ followed by a line of shorthand.