The Infirmities of Genius: By Referring their Anomalies in the Literary Character to the Habits and Constitutional Peculiarities of Men of Genius
London: Saunders and Otley, 1833. Full-Leather. Near Fine / No Jacket, As Issued. Item #011236
Two Volumes. 8vo., 298, 299pp. Beautiful First Edition, finely bound in full tan polished calf, double gilt-ruled. Raised bands with gilt ruled compartments. Titles in gilt upon brown and tan leather spine labels. All edges blue-marbled. Marbled end-papers. . Square, tight and clean throughout with no interior toning. Some light scattered foxing to first and last few prelims only. Edges, spine and tips rubbed. Some minor surface wear. Neat contemporary ownership signature on each flyleaf. Contains many references to Byron, Cowper, Burns, Pope, Johnson, etc.... A very pleasing collectable set at a great price.