The idler. By the author of the Rambler. With additional essays. In two volumes. The fifth edition.

London: J. Rivington, T. Payne [et al.], 1790. 2 volumes, 12mo, pp. viii, 235, [1]; iv, 267, [1] ads; some flyleaves and an endpaper removed; engraved frontispieces; full speckled calf, red stained edges; upper covers loose, spine labels perished, a later and incomplete critical review of the book pasted onto endpapers, textblock clean and sound; with ownership signature of Effie Bruce-Clarke, an author of articles on lace and decorative arts and wife of the surgeon William Bruce-Clarke, and a short draft letter in pencil on lower endpaper of vol.1 in her hand. Courtney & Smith, p. 84; Fleeman 58.4Id/7. Item #56890

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