London: Printed for Taylor and Hessey, 1822.
First edition. (First printing in book form. Follows its appearance in The London magazine). 206pp. Neither half title nor ads, the latter never bound in many copies. Leather with raised bands with gilt on spine and dentelles.Very Good. Former owner's bookplate on front paste down, scratch to front cover. Internally clean with light foxing to endpapers. The author's first book-- an immediate sensation-- published anonymously. Item #170627015