London: W. Mears, at the Lamb; D. Browne at the Black Swan, 1722.
Full Leather. Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. A later, perhaps late 19th century, binding, in full calf with some cracking to the spine accompanied by minor loss; titling in gilt. With frontispiece illustration. Some staining to pages, primarily the first few. The text is divided into 24 chapters covering a host of subjects, including Recreation, Wit, Dress, Drinking, Marriage and Conjugal Virtures. The last of the chapters is Age. This copy with an inscription to “My dear Edson [Theodore Edson]. Please accept this volume as a present to the Rector’s Library of St. Anne’s Church [in Lowell]. Very respectfully yours, Robt. B. Caverly. April 11, 1870”. Caverly was an author and poet.
Very Good binding.