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Strange Volume: Fortuna 1778

volume inscr outside plate r. c. "XXXVII"; inscr on plate in pencil beneath engraver's signature "GS" CRE STRANGE, Robert, Sir; (Scottish; 1721-1792) AFTER RENI, Guido; (Italian; 1575-1642) The volume was bound by J. Carss & Co., book binders active in Glasgow in the early 19th century, and described by Dibdin as "the favourite bookbinder among the cognoscenti at Glasgow".