London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814. First Edition. Five vols., 8vos; xxvii,443; 457; 438; 359; 395pp; finely bound by Macdonald in full polished red morocco gilt with title and "Burney's Works" on the spine with five raised bands, gilt dentelles, plain endpapers, a.e.g. Bookplate in each volume to the verso of the front free endpaper; scattered foxing; covers rubbed at extremities. hinges, and spine bands; heavy bump to a couple of corners, still a bright, clean and attractive set. Item #205818
From the library of American doctor and explorer Alexander Hamilton Rice and his wife Eleanor Elkins Rice, herself a wealthy heiress and philanthropist who was widowed when her first husband George D. Widener died, along with their son, on the Titanic. In their memory, she donated the Widener Library to Harvard University.