(Fine Binding) The Proverbialist and the Poet:
Proverbs Illustrated by Parallel or Relative Passages from the Poets, to which are added Latin, French, Spanish and Italian Proverbs. With translations and a copious index of subjects.. By James Orton. Phila: E. H. Butler & Co., 1852. Tall 8vo. Engraved color lithograph as frontis., half-title is also an engraved color lithograph, 173pp., text in black & red, proverbs arranged at top, both side & bottom of pages, 9 b/w engravings w/ tissue guards, 16pp. of ads at rear. Beautifully bound in full red morocco, elaborate gilt decoration on spine, covers, A.e.g. Corners lightly rubbed, the usual foxing, else Good to VG.