London, England: Saunders and Otlsy (Printed by J.F. Dove, St. Johns Square), 1827. FIRST EDITION (NAP). Leather-bound. O tavo. Contemporary tooled leather boards, ruled in gilt, with central motif. Four raised bands to spine, each compartment being decorated in gilt, and the raised bands as well, each with five gilt "ladders" Contrasting spine label, lettered in gilt. Light rubbing to extremities and shelf-rubbing to top and bottom of spine. Green silk marker, sewn in. Previous owner's ex-libris to front pastedown. Bold, fine-textured marbling to endpapers of brown, red, dark brown and white. Pages supple and bright. Very Good. Item #86873
Digby was an English philospher, diplomat and scientist.