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Author Name    A’BECKETT, GILBERT:

Title   The Comic History of England. Illustrated with Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts. by John Leech. Two Volumes.

Publisher    London, Bradury, Agnew & Co. Ltd. ca1903.

Seller ID   77838

2 vols. Hardback, size approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Half bound in green morocco leather to spines and corners and marbled paper covered boards. With gilt lettering, decoration, and raised banding to spines. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed, some rubbing to edges. Small nicks to ends of spines. Spines faded. Stamp “Estes & Lauriat, Boston” to edge of front endpaper, paperclip mark to front endpapers vol.1. Frontis plates loose and slightly darkend with chips to edges. Other coloured plates slightly darkened. Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. --- Interesting book of proverbs with amusing line drawings providing illustration. The drawings are on one side of the page only and have plain pages interspersed. A fascinating example of Victorian humour. 320 + 304pp. Illustrated with Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts. by John Leech. Originally published in 1850, the books are a blend of amusement and instruction which serving up in as palatable a shape as possible, the ‘facts’ of English history. The author was a long term contributor to Punch.

Literature GILBERT A’BECKETT, Comic History, England, John Leech, Two Volumes, hand coloured, humour, Bradury, Agnew & Co. Ltd., ca1903, leather, half bound, marbled ,gilt, illustrated, decorative, coloured,

Price = 80.00 GBP


Cosas De Espana. Illustrative of Spain and the Spaniards as they are. In Two Volumes., PITT BYRNE, Mrs. Wm;
Cosas De Espana. Illustrative of Spain and the Spaniards as they are. In Two Volumes.

The Novels of Jane Austen. The Winchester Edition. Complete In Ten Volumes., AUSTEN, JANE:
The Novels of Jane Austen. The Winchester Edition. Complete In Ten Volumes.

George Cruikshank's Table Book. New Edition., A BECKETT, GILBERT ABBOTT:
George Cruikshank's Table Book. New Edition.

A History of the Crusades. The First Crusade; The Kingdom of Jerusalem; The Kingdom of Acre.  Three Volumes in Slipcase., RUNCIMAN, STEVEN:
A History of the Crusades. The First Crusade; The Kingdom of Jerusalem; The Kingdom of Acre. Three Volumes in Slipcase.

British Dogs: Describing the History, Characteristics, Breeding, Management, and Exhibition of the Various Breeds of Dogs established in Great Britain. With Coloured Plates and Wood Engravings. Second Edition. In Two Volumes., DALZIEL, HUGH:
British Dogs: Describing the History, Characteristics, Breeding, Management, and Exhibition of the Various Breeds of Dogs established in Great Britain. With Coloured Plates and Wood Engravings. Second Edition. In Two Volumes.

Letters to the Countess of Ossory. In Three Volumes., WALPOLE, Horace;
Letters to the Countess of Ossory. In Three Volumes.

The Second World War. Complete in Six Volumes. The Gathering Storm, Their Finest Hour, The Grand Alliance, The Hinge of Fate, Closing The Ring, Triumph and Tragedy., CHURCHILL, WINSTON S.:
The Second World War. Complete in Six Volumes. The Gathering Storm, Their Finest Hour, The Grand Alliance, The Hinge of Fate, Closing The Ring, Triumph and Tragedy.

Only You Can Save Mankind Signed by the Author., PRATCHETT, Terry;
Only You Can Save Mankind Signed by the Author.

 


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