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    Peter Coxe. The Social Day, A Poem in Four Cantos. London, 1823. First edition. Folio. Bound in half burgundy morocco over marbled boards. Binding worn and chipped. Foxing and dampstaining to interior. Good.

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    Engraved frontispiece portrait of author plus 32 engraved plates, including the first steel engraved plate in a book.

    Bound in half burgundy morocco over marbled boards, spine compartments lettered and ruled in gilt. Binding worn and chipped, large chip to top compartment of spine, split to top front joint, corners bumped and worn. First eleven plates with right top corner water-stainied, scattered foxing. Good. Scarce in any condition.

    A suite of plates in a larger format than the published poem, most likely a deluxe offering for collectors to go along with the book.



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