BECKFORD, WILLIAM THOMAS. 1760-1844.
[Vathek] An Arabian Tale. London: for J. Johnson, 1786.
8vo (188 x 116 mm). vii, , 334 pp. Period half calf over marbled boards, rebacked preserving original gilt spine. Tear from C1 affecting text, spots to preliminary and final leaves, covers rubbed.
Provenance: Christopher Tower (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, WITH AUTOGRAPH CHECK SIGNED of Beckford, dated June 1, 1826, mounted to front free endpaper.