Title page: "Flowers of Literature, for 1807: Or Characteristic Sketches of Human Nature and Modern Manners to which are added, a general view of literature during that period; portraits and biographical notices of eminent, literary, and political characters; with notes, historical, critical, and explanatory. By Francis William Blagdon, esq. London: printed by J.G. Bannard, Skinner Street, for B. Crosby and Co. Stationers' Court, Paternoster Row; and sold by every bookseller in the United Kingdom. 1808. [Six shillings Boards.]" iv + 492 pp. Owner's name written in ink on title page and ffep and dated 1843. Pages quite clean with minimal foxing; marbled endpapers and page edges. pages are fairly tightly bound together; front hinge split and front board nearly detached. Quarter binding with marbled boards, rather rubbed and bumped with wear to spine ends, corners and spine edges. Gilt decoration and titles on spine between 5 raised bands.