First Edition by Delany, friend of Swift, Gay and Bolingbroke. The contents are less dry than they sound, with considerations of follies such as gambling, fashion, etc. Owner names: Ch. Floods, 1768; Will Coke; J. Gilberd.
8vo, pp. xxx (misnumbered, but register and catchwords correct), 415, (1, adverts), contemp. calf (worn: hinges cracked, erosion to head of spine, unlovely; back free end paper gone, pale waterstain to contents passim, wormhole in the gutter of first gathering).