N.p. N.p., N.d. Vellum. Sm 4to (9.2 in, 23.4 cm). Unpaginated; 77 [279 blanks] pp.
Commonplace Book: "Personal notebook [often manuscript] in which the owner copied passages of interest from the writings and speeches of others, or in which he wrote his own compositions." - Glaister 107. "Notes 1852" written on front cover. Legal and historical notes, translations, quotes, and poetry.
Contemporary vellum binding with blind double-ruled borders. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Light-blue wove paper faintly lined. Attractive bookseller ticket to front pastedown. Four-page translation and poem inserted. Binding soiled. Well-preserved, tight, and clean commonplace book of January 1852. Very good+. Item #1116