POUR DEVINER. Enigmatical propositions, charades, transpositions, anagrams, &c. With a selection of prose and poetry, from the best authors, for the exercise of genius, by lady. Two volumes in one.
London: T. Gardiner and Son, Princess Street, Cavendish Square, No date [between 1819 & 1823]. Price Five Shillings. 3 parts bound as one. Bound without titles to the second part and the ‘key.’ , xvi - xxvi, 152, , iv – xviii, 19 – 196, , 3 – 33 pages. Pour publisher’s binding of quarter red roan gilt over marbled boards. 173 x 112 mm. Spine repaired; boards rubbed and worn; name on front pastedown; some light browning here & there; else a very good copy. This edition, which we cannot trace, would appear to be a reissue of the first edition of 1814, using the same sheets (they are water-marked 1814) with a new title-page and some of the original preliminary text absent. Rare.