The Pythouse Papers: Correspondence Concerning the Civil War, the Popish Plot, and A Contested Election in 1680
London: Bickers & Son, 1879. First edition. In original hardback binding, red half leather and green buckram binding with gilt stamped coat of arms decorating the front board. Leather on spine is worn, with some scrapes. Boards themselves are a lightened in places / watermarked. There is a small watermark to the top right corner of the first two pages in the contents. All page edges gilt. Marbles end papers. xcviii, 105 pp. 250 x 160 mm (9¾ x 6¼ inches).
Condition: Signed by the author to the top of the title page. This is a message to what appears to say 'Philip Grove of Leeds', and references two pages within the book, that subsequently have the name Grove underlined. Other paragraphs the author wishes to draw Grove's attention to are marked in the margin in a couple of places.