Ethic Amusements c.1770 by D. Bellamy illustrated fables lovely rare book 30 engravingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Ethic Amusements by Mr. Bellamy formerly of St. Johns College Oxford. Revised and Published, by D. Bellamy M.A., Chaplain of New in Surrey. [no date, circa. 1770].
In a beautiful modern 1/2 leather binding, spine gilt lettered, boards covered with hand marbled paper. Sound, tight and clean.
Engraved title page by G. Bickham, 29 vignette engravings throughout by Grignion & others. 7 pp. subscribers list at front. Untrimmed pages with wide original deckled edge margins as issued.
Overall well preserved, any internal flaws (e.g. one leaf with several short edge tears) easy to forgive or overlook.
Book measures: 11 1/2" H X 9" W.