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Bartlett, John.
Familiar Quotations.
Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, Limited, London;
Stock Code: 8632
Octavo, pp. viii, 524. Bound by Relfe Brothers Limited in full polished chocolate brown calf, with 5 raised bands, black label with gilt titles to spine, and gilt decoration to compartments; gilt border to boards, board edges and dentelles with gilt armorial of Sleaford Grammar School to upper board. All edges marbled; marbled endpapers. Extremely minor rubbing to spine tail and prize bookplate to pdep. A clean, bright copy; Near Fine condition.
Handsome prize binding of the origins of popular phrases from a multitude of authors including Shakespeare, George Washington and Sir Isaac Newton, with a contemporary bookplate dated 1912.
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