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Author Name    Irving, Washington

Title   The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon [Parts I-V]

Binding   leather

Book Condition   Very Good

Size   8vo.

Publisher   New York C. S. Van Winkle 1819

Seller ID   Books010875

443 pages. Each of the five parts with title page dated 1819; Part I is the first printing - according in all respects with BAL 10106. Part II line 12, p. 240 is BAL designation A (no priority). Wrappers not bound in; no infringement slip in II. Blank leaf retained for Part I; two blanks follow Part V - the second with closed tear. Contemporary unsophisticated leather with gilt to spine: SKETCH BOOK / VOL. I. Foxing to endpapers; two ownership signatures to front free endpaper, and an older one dated 1820 to first title page. Joints split for an inch at head of spine; unrestored binding is sound. Leaves tanned; occasional spotting. It is worth noting that the Part I title page shown currently [March '18] on Wikipedia as first edition is not that of the first printing.

Price = 4687.50 CDN


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