London: Septimus Prowett, 1823.
First separate edition. 8vo, (iv), ii, 93p. Illustrated with 20 engraved plates, including 2 portraits, 8 of the plates in proof state. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for N.J. Bartlett & Co. Booksellers, Boston. Binding of full very dark green crushed morocco, t.e.g., the spine in six panels with gilt titles and curvilinear lines in the panels representing fishing line, the covers with borders of lines with dots and fish hooks, the upper cover with central device formed of lines and hooks with initials and dates, dentelles of a series of rolls with triple dot cornerpieces. Some fading and toning to contents, binding quite sound and fine. Item #21396
Bookplate of Edward Ludlow Parker. Most recently from the library of American collector Albert A. Howard.
Coigney p. 405-6.