London: Printed for F. C. & J. Rivington, et al., 1809.
First edition. 408 pp. With the bookplate of Purnell Bransby Purnell, a magistrate in London who amongst other things, as a member of the "Alleged Lunatics' Friends Society" managed to get the infamous mental hospital Bethlem inspected which led to great improvement for the inmates.
Royal octavo, full black morocco tooled in blind and gilt, spine with raised bands and extra gilt in compartments. marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Covers a little rubbed, a few preliminary and terminal leaves slightly browned, else fine.