15.5cm x 11cm. viii, 385 pages. Full leather Hatchard and Co. signed binding, gilt lettering and decoration, all edges gilt.
The Thirty-Fifth Edition containing the First and Second Series of Martin Farquhar Tupper’s (1810-1889) Proverbial Philosophy, the long winding moral flowers of this and that which say so much while saying nothing. Outselling Wordsworth and Longfellow in its day, and becoming very popular in America, though largely pirated copies, practically unrecognised today.
2cm crack to lower joint at tail. Biographical clipping to front pastedown. Minor tanning and handling marks. Very Good Condition.
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