Original leather bound volume published by Dodsley, 1786. Binding by Zaehnsdorf, one of the most noted 19th century bookbinders. In very good, solid condition, gilt decoration to spine.
The interior has been professionally re-designed as a secret book safe with marbled endpapers lining all sides. An impressive example of this type of Victorian addition. The item "Vintage Antique 1786 SECRET Book Safe ZAEHNSDORF Fine Binding RARE Hollow" is in sale since Sunday, July 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "lemonzest1e" and is located in Glasgow.This item can be shipped worldwide.