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    [Edmund Burke]. The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year. 1758-1862. London: J. Dodsley, et al., W. Otridge and son, et al., Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, and The Rivingstons, et al., 1768-1863. 105 volumes (volume 62 in two parts) and Index. [Together with]: The Annual Register; A Review of Public Events at Home and Abroad. New Series 1863-1874. London: J. Dodsley et al., Rivingstons, et al., 1864-1875. 12 volumes. [Together with]: General Index to Dodsley's Annual Register, from its Commencement in 1758 to the Year 1819. London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, et al., 1826. 118 volumes in total. All volumes are first editions, with exceptions for the following years: 1758 (fifth edition, 1768), 1759 (fourth edition, 1765), 1767 (eighth edition, 1809), 1773 (fifth edition, 1803), 1792-1793 (stated "New Edition," 1821), 1794-1795 (second edition, 1806-1807), 1808 (stated "New Edition," 1820), 1809 (stated "New Edition," 1821), 1812 (stated "New Edition," 1821), 1813 (published 1823), 1815 (stated "New Edition," 1824). Octavo. Uniformly bound in contemporary three-quarter polished brown calf, black morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers. New Series uniformly bound in publisher's purple cloth.

    Volume 1 with partial modern copper endpapers, all other volumes with complete modern copper endpapers. Volume 6 (1763) has four folding maps bound at rear. Volume 104 with errata slip tipped-in to contents page. Bookplate of bibliophile Edward W. Allen to all front free endpapers except Volume 1. Volume 8 with fold-out chart pp. 252-253. Volumes 30-34 with ink ownership to title page or verso; Volume 86 with "Derby Town & Country Library" stamp to title page. Several volumes with bookseller's tickets to front or rear pastedowns.

    Volumes 1-104 with overall corners bumped, moderate to heavy edgewear, rubbed. Internally generally clean; moderate to heavy intermittent foxing, some uneven toning of pages, minor edgewear, edges darkened. Volume 6 pp. 181-183 ripped in half; Volume 52 with large gouge on back board; Volume 62 with heavy damage to rear board. New Series with corners bumped and rubbed; moderate edgewear, spines heavily sunned, chipping to head and foot of spine panels; rubbed. Internally generally clean; pages partially unopened, some hinges starting, minor intermittent foxing, pages unevenly toned, edges darkened.

    Sabin 1614.


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