A'Beckett, Gilbert A. Illustrated By John Leech
Title The Comic History of England; The Comic History of Rome. Three Volumes in Two
Book Condition Good
Publisher London Bradbury, Evans, and Co. 1865
Seller ID 027978
London: Bradbury, Evans, and Co., 1865. Undated, ca. 1865. Comic History of England is two volumes bound as one; Comic History of Rome bound separately. All thirty hand colored engravings by Leech are present and in very good condition. Tan polished calf over marbled boards, blue-black spine labels lettered in gilt, vertical circle and dash allover gilt design on both spines, marbled edges and endpapers. Covers heavily rubbed at the edges with some scuffing an dlight chipping to the covers, lighter rubbing to the marbled boards, joints good, text blocks sound, gift notations on the preliminary blanks of each volume, pages clean and otherwise unmarked.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
SATIRE ENGLAND BRITISH ROME ITALIAN SOCIETY CULTURE NOBILITY POLITICS PARODY ILLUSTRATED COLOR