Suitable for re-binding.
Four volume small 8vo. Victorian facsimile of the first editions (1665-1680). Uniform blue boards quarter bound with cream paper and title label to spine. Fore and bottom edges deckled. All ex-library of W.J.K. Powell, Nant Eos, Ceredigion, with ink-stamped crest and signatures to ffep's and/or titles.
Vol. 1: "The English Rogue: Described, in the Life of Meriton Latroon, A Witty Extravagant [...] Printed for Henry Marsh at the Princes Arms in Chancery-Lane, 1665."
Poor condition. Lacks, upper board, back board beginning to lift, with section missing near tail.
Vol. 2: "The English Rogue: Continued in the Life of Meriton Latroon, and Other Extravagants. [...] The Second Part. Licensed Feb. 22 1668. London, Printed for Francis Kirkman, and are to be sold at his Shop over against the Custome-House, in Thames-Street, 1671." Poor condition, upper board partially detached from binding, corners starting to delaminate.
Vol. 3: "The English Rogue: ' ' [...] The Third Part. With the Illustration of Pictures to Every Chapter. London: Printed by Anne Johnson for Fran Kirkman, and to be sold at his Shop in Fan-Church Street over against the Sign of the Robin Hood neer Algate. 1674" Good Condition, with slight cracking to external hinges, tanning to prelims.
Vol. 4: "The English Rogue: ' '[..] The Fourth Part. With the Illustration of Picturesto every Chapter. London, Printed for Francis Kirkman, and are to be Sold by William Rands at the Crown in Duck-Lane. 1680.". Poor condition, lacks upper board, spine creasing.