The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, an Oxford Freshman; The further Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green; Mr. Verdant Green Married and Done For.
London: Nathaniel Cooke and James Blackwood, 1853-1857. 3 volume set, 7 1/2 inches tall. Full stunning Spanish calf by Zaehnsdorf with gilt bands, twin labels and delightful gilt tooling to the spine. Triple gilt fillets framing the boards, gilt dentelles and top edges. With the charming bookplate of Charles Plumptre Johnson, Physician-Extraordinary to her Majesty Queen Victoria. Bound with the original wrappers and illustrated throughout with humorous vignettes. Some chipping to the original wraps otherwise a very fine set in an extraordinary binding.