In a Handsome Pickering Binding Spilsbury, William Holden [1803-1877]. Lincoln's Inn: Its Ancient and Modern Buildings with an Account of the Library. London: William Pickering, 1850. xvi, 324 pp. Engraved frontispiece. Contemporary three-quarter morocco over marbled boards by B.M. Pickering, gilt spine with raised bands, gilt rules to boards, top-edge gilt, marbled endpapers, Light rubbing to extremities, front hinge cracked, light toning to interior, later owner stamps to front and rear endleaves. A handsome copy. $450. * First edition. Spilsbury, the librarian of Lincoln's Inn, designed this book for visitors. It describes the main features of the Inn and notable books, manuscripts and objects in the library's collection. A second edition was published in 1873. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:335.
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