Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
The Comic History of England. Illustrated by John Leech. 2-volume set (complete). Gilbert A. A' Beckett, text, John Leech, Illustrator.
The Comic History of England. Illustrated by John Leech. 2-volume set (complete)
The Comic History of England. Illustrated by John Leech. 2-volume set (complete)
The Comic History of England. Illustrated by John Leech. 2-volume set (complete)

The Comic History of England. Illustrated by John Leech. 2-volume set (complete)

London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., 1847/48. Second edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Uncut. XVIII, 432, XIV, 416pp. Original gilt pictorial cloth with gold lettering on spines and front boards. Ex-libris of Lucy Smith Battson (ex Lucy Doheny) on both free front endpapers. Illustrated title-pages with black and red lettering. Decorative initials. Laid in in first volume, a typed letter signed by M. de Lente-Neville, and dated 12/20/1935 explains in detail the history of this book. Fascinating work profusely illustrated with numerous in-text duo tone illustrations and 20 full-page colored steel engravings by John Leech, each one protected by a tissue-guard. Some edge wear on bindings with spines sunned and corners rubbed. Spine edges of first volume chipped out and spine edges of second volume frayed. Minor rubbing and soiling to boards. Hinges starting. Bindings in overall good- to good, interior in very good to near fine condition. vg. Item #23747

Price: $500.00

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