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  • MAGNIFICENT COPY IN FULL MOROCCO ILLUSTRATED BY BIRKET FOSTER
    Poems By Thomas Hood by HOOD, Thomas
    HOOD, Thomas
    Poems By Thomas Hood

    London: Moxon, 1872. Full morocco, 11 inches tall. A splendid large paper copy bound by George Rutland of Newcastle. With raised bands, titles, very delicate and ornate gilt panels, dentelles and all edges gilt. The boards have elegant panels framed with heavy gilt rolls. With 22 full page engravings of scenes by Birket Foster. Slight fading to the spine but overall a fine copy.

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  • SCARCE COMIC WORK IN SUPERB FULL CALF BY ZAEHNSDORF
    The High-Mettled Racer. by DIBDIN, Charles. CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    DIBDIN, Charles. CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    The High-Mettled Racer.

    London: William Kidd, 1831. Full calf, 6 inches tall. A superb later binding by Zaehnsdorf with 2 gilt raised bands bordering an elongated label with gilt tooling to the 2 panels and triple gilt fillets and corner tools framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Illustrated by 10 engravings from designs by Robert Cruikshank. A delightful and scarce little volume.

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  • SCARCE COMIC WORK IN SUPERB FULL CALF BY ZAEHNSDORF
    Old Booty! by MONCRIEFF, W. T.. CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    MONCRIEFF, W. T.. CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    Old Booty!

    London: William Kidd, 1830. Full calf, 6 inches tall. A superb later binding by Zaehnsdorf with 2 gilt raised bands bordering an elongated label with gilt tooling to the 2 panels and triple gilt fillets and corner tools framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Illustrated by 6 spirited engravings from designs by Robert Cruikshank. A delightful and scarce little volume.

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  • SCARCE COMIC WORK IN SUPERB FULL CALF BY ZAEHNSDORF
    The March of Intellect, a Comic Poem. by MONCRIEFF, W. T.. CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    MONCRIEFF, W. T.. CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    The March of Intellect, a Comic Poem.

    London: William Kidd, 1830. Full calf, 6 inches tall. A superb later binding by Zaehnsdorf with 2 gilt raised bands bordering an elongated label with gilt tooling to the 2 panels and triple gilt fillets and corner tools framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Illustrated by 6 engravings from designs by Robert Cruikshank. A delightful and scarce little volume.

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  • SCARCE COMIC WORK IN SUPERB FULL CALF BY ZAEHNSDORF
    The Devil's Visit: A Poem, from the Original Manuscript. With Notes by a Barrister. by CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    The Devil's Visit: A Poem, from the Original Manuscript. With Notes by a Barrister.

    London: William Kidd, 1830. Full calf, 6 inches tall. A superb later binding by Zaehnsdorf with 2 gilt raised bands bordering an elongated label with gilt tooling to the 2 panels and triple gilt fillets and corner tools framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Illustrated by 8 engravings from designs by Robert Cruikshank. A delightful and scarce little volume.

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  • SCARCE COMIC WORK IN SUPERB FULL CALF BY ZAEHNSDORF
    Steamers v. Stages; Or, Andrew and His Spouse. by HOOD, Thomas. CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    HOOD, Thomas. CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    Steamers v. Stages; Or, Andrew and His Spouse.

    London: William Kidd, 1830. Full calf, 6 inches tall. A superb later binding by Zaehnsdorf with 2 gilt raised bands bordering an elongated label with gilt tooling to the 2 panels and triple gilt fillets and corner tools framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Illustrated by 6 engravings from designs by Robert Cruikshank. A delightful and scarce little volume.

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  • SCARCE COMIC WORK IN SUPERB FULL CALF BY ZAEHNSDORF
    Brighton!! A Comic Sketch. by CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    Brighton!! A Comic Sketch.

    London: William Kidd, 1830. Full calf, 6 inches tall. A superb later binding by Zaehnsdorf with 2 gilt raised bands bordering an elongated label with gilt tooling to the 2 panels and triple gilt fillets and corner tools framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Illustrated by 6 engravings from designs by Robert Cruikshank. A delightful and scarce little volume.

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  • SCARCE COMIC WORK IN SUPERB FULL CALF BY ZAEHNSDORF
    Margate: A Humorous Poem. by CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    CRUIKSHANK, Robert (illustrated by)
    Margate: A Humorous Poem.

    London: William Kidd, 1831. Full calf, 6 inches tall. A superb later binding by Zaehnsdorf with 2 gilt raised bands bordering an elongated label with gilt tooling to the 2 panels and triple gilt fillets and corner tools framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Illustrated by 9 engravings from designs by Robert Cruikshank. A delightful and scarce little volume.

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  • SUPERB COPY IN FINE ZAEHNSDORF BINDING.
    Sir Guy De Guy: A Stirring Romance. by HALSE, George. ( Rattlebrain ).
    HALSE, George. ( Rattlebrain ).
    Sir Guy De Guy: A Stirring Romance.

    London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1864. Full green calf by Zaehnsdorf, 8 inches tall. With gilt raised bands, very fine extra gilt panels, triple labels, gilt doublures and all edges. Original cloth covers bound in. A charming comic work profusely illustrated by Phiz.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    “Ask Mama”; Or, The Richest Commoner In England by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    “Ask Mama”; Or, The Richest Commoner In England

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1858. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. First edition. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    “Plain or Ringlets?” by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    “Plain or Ringlets?”

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1860. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. First edition. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrock’s Hunt by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrock’s Hunt

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1854. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. Faint stains to the boards. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SPLENDID FULL CALF BY RIVIERE
    The Comic Latin Grammar. by LEIGH, Percival. BECKETT, G. A. à. LEECH, John (illustrator)
    LEIGH, Percival. BECKETT, G. A. à. LEECH, John (illustrator)
    The Comic Latin Grammar.

    London: Charles Tilt, 1840. Full calf, 7 1/2 inches tall. A very fine binding by Riviere with gilt raised bands, olive label and delicate floral gilt tooling to the panels. The boards are framed within gilt corner tools and a triple fillet. Gilt dentelles and top edge. The original cloth covers and spine are bound in. First edition. With 8 engraved plates and many vignettes by Leech. A very fine example with a few marks to the binding.

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  • SUPERB ILLUSTRATIONS IN FULL CALF
    The Comic History of England. by BECKETT, Gilbert Abbot A'. LEECH, John (illustrated by).
    BECKETT, Gilbert Abbot A'. LEECH, John (illustrated by).
    The Comic History of England.

    London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., c. 1870. Full calf, 8 1/2 inches tall. A classic Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, label and rather splendid gilt tooled panels. Book plate. Embellished with 20 coloured etchings and 200 woodcut vignettes by Leech.

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  • SUPERB ILLUSTRATIONS IN FULL CALF
    The Comic History of Rome. by BECKETT, Gilbert Abbot A'. LEECH, John (illustrated by).
    BECKETT, Gilbert Abbot A'. LEECH, John (illustrated by).
    The Comic History of Rome.

    London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., c. 1870. Full calf, 8 1/2 inches tall. A classic Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, label and rather splendid gilt tooled panels. Book plate. Embellished with 10 coloured etchings and 100 woodcut vignettes by Leech. Slight fading to the upper board.

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  • SCARCE AND AMUSING WORK IN SIMPLE GEORGIAN HALF CALF
    Eccentric and Humorous Letters of Eminent Men and Women, Remarkable for Wit and Brilliance of Imagination in their Correspondence. by TAYLOR, Joseph (selected by)
    TAYLOR, Joseph (selected by)
    Eccentric and Humorous Letters of Eminent Men and Women, Remarkable for Wit and Brilliance of Imagination in their Correspondence.

    London: Burton and Smith, 1824. Half calf, 5 3/4 inches tall. A simple but charming Georgian half calf with gilt bands and centre tools. Pink speckled edges. Engraved portrait and eccentric title page. A scarce and amusing work.

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