hardcover. New and Improved Edition. Illustrated with Cuts. Many fine plates and facsimiles. Tall thick 8vo, 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine with black label, marbled edges (leather rubbed at edges but overall very good). London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842. First Complete Edition.
Dibdin's Magnum Opus. In this work he succeeded in conveying what no other writer on the subject of Book Collecting has ever so successfully accomplished - A flame that fans into fury, the Reader's desire to collect rare books.