12mo, pp. [vi], 8, 89,  + engraved frontispiece. Contemporary dark calf, spine divided by raised bands between gilt rules, later red morocco label. Paper toned and dustsoiled, occasional stains, frontispiece laid down. Binding scratched, joints sometime repaired at foot and now splitting again but holding firmly, endpapers sometime renewed, front hinge cracked. Ownership inscription to title-page (Thos. Clarence[?], the latter partially erased), a book-thief curse signed ‘Wenman Dashwood Hooper’ at end of preface, and on p. 1 a crossed-out ownership inscription of John [?] dated Nov. 18, 1728. Occasional annotations in the text in pencil or ink, another inscription on the original pastedown covered by the replacement endpaper.