London: Jacob Tonson, 1721. Full-Leather. Item #7673
Large paper copy, as evidenced by the large headpiece on page 3 of volume I; 4 volumes, [xxiii]559; [viii]583; 624; 594 (with 15 page list of subscribers). Frontis portrait engraved by G. Vertue after G. Kneller, 6 engraved plates of medals and a considerable number of head-pieces, tail-pieces, initials and text illustrations. Full leather bindings, showing considerable wear, but intact; spine labels lacking on volumes III and IV; text is clean and bright, with some light age-toning.