The Pleasures of Memory…

London, printed by Thomas Bensley [etc], 1801.

£175

12mo pp (vi) 188. Large Paper copy on copper-plate paper. With 15 delicate engravings on copper by Charles Heath after Stothard (see A. C. Coxhead, Stothard, 1906, p. 120-22). Set in Bell Roman and finely printed on heavy Whatman paper (watermarked “1794”) by Bensley in an edition of only 100 copies (see Th. Besterman, Cadell & Davies, 1938, p. xxxi). Contemporary calf with gilt spine, gilt borderline on sides, marbled endpapers. Fine copy.