Scarce 1776 Fox's Book of Martyrs Illustrated Copper Plates Folio 15" Tall
Two folio volumes in one (14 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches; 368 x 242 mm). -287, [1, blank], [4, table]; iv, 815, [1, blank], [4, index] pp. First book with half-title, frontispiece, and frontispiece portrait. Second book with Frontispiece and engraved title. An additional thirty-eight engraved plates throughout (nine in first book, 29 in second book). Contemporary full brown calf, rebacked to style. Spine stamped in blind. Red morocco spine label, lettered in gilt. All edges brown. Newer endpapers. A fair amount of foxing, toning and offsetting throughout. Some pages a bit brittle with marginal chipping, not affecting text. Worming to bottom margin of leaves 6L-7M, not affecting text. Leaf B2 of "Lives" bound out of place behind C2. Overall a very good copy.