London: D. Brown, A. Bell, J. Darby, et. al. 1717.
Second edition. 12mo. Two volumes. viii, 340p; 359p (i, ads). Later bindings of half brown crushed morocco with marbled paper sides and endpapers, yellow text block edges, the spine with gilt titles and ruled panels with florets. Fine, bright and crisp. Item #21421
"The best edition of this scandalous history." (Lowndes III: 1225).
With the red leather bookplate of Adolph Lewisohn (1849-1938), American book and art collector. (Lewisohn Art Gallery and Library, 881 Fifth Avenue, "one of the showplaces of New York in the 1920s" .) Dickinson. Dictionary of American Book Collectors, p. 206.
Also with the red leather bookplate of Anna E. Clark, (1878-1963, Anna Eugenia La Chapelle Clark), wife of Senator William Andrews Clark (1839-1925), founder of Bellosguardo Mansion in Santa Barbara. Subsequently from the estate of Huguette Marcelle Clark (1906-2011), daughter of Wm. and Anna Clark.