- Category = Humour
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.
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.
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.
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.More details Price: £220.00
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.More details Price: £200.00