THE ORIGINAL PARTS IN STUNNING FULL MOROCCO BY TOUT
[LEECH, John (illustr.)]. ~ Various Articles. Bentley’s Miscellany. [With autograph letter from Leech.]
London: Richard Bentley, 1840-48.
8vo (9½" tall). Superb full red crushed morocco, by TOUT. Gilt raised bands and pallets, fine gilt tooling to panels. Boards framed with gilt floral corner tool. Gilt doublures with floral patterned endpapers. Top edge gilt. Slightly foxed. Armorial bookplate. Original issues of Bentley's Magazine. Bound with special title page, contents and a preface dated 1889 by the collector John Waugh. Autograph letter in black ink bound in, dated 6 March 1863, 2 pages.