ANONYMOUS. Splinters, Historical, Sacred and Profane. Newcastle: J. and R. Akenhead, 1827.
12mo, sometime rebound in half black calf, marbled boards; pp. 33, woodcut on title page and 5 others by Bewick; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, very good.
First edition. A truly peculiar collection of miscellaneous pieces on sea-faring, British superiority, world history, homespun wisdom and random aspects of domestic life.