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THE BIJOU, or Annual of Literature and the Arts.

London, William Pickering, Chancery Lane, 1828.

£100

12mo. pp 320 [iv]. Publisher’s half morocco with printed decoration on the board papers, binding somewhat worn, interior fine. Early example of this type of binding. With 15 delicate steel engravings, mostly after Stothard. Contains numerous first printings of Coleridge, Lamb, Scott and others. “Beautifully produced” (Hunnisett [1980], p. 145). First year of this annual. Faxon 1087 + Plate 10.