Publisher: [Twickenham:] Printed at Strawberry-Hill, 1758.
Edition: First edition, one of 300 copies printed.
Bibliographical References: Hazen, Strawberry Hill, 3, state 1 of A2; NCBEL II, 1589.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; hinges starting, but cords holding; very good copy.
Book ID: 25839
Description2 vols, 8vo, contemporary calf, red and black morocco labels, gilt decorations and lettering. Engraved frontispiece and vignette title-pages.
Comments¶ Walpole's first chief work as an antiquarian and a cornerstone work of his newly established private press at Strawberry Hill. A second, revised edition appeared later that year under the imprint of R. and J. Dodsley.