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Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper

Wednesday 27th September 2017: 10:30am BST

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Lot 1

A'Beckett (Gilbert Abbott) The Comic History of England, 2 vol., 1847-48; The Comic History of Rome, [1851], together 3 vol., hand-coloured plates by Leech, later pictorial purple morocco, gilt, 8vo (3)

 

Hammer Price: £140

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A'Beckett (Gilbert Abbott) The Comic History of England, 2 vol., 1847-48; The Comic History of Rome, half title, [1851], together 3 vol., first editions, titles in red and black, 30 hand-coloured etched plates by John Leech, illustrations in the text, tissue guards, with original blue wrapper to part No.VI bound in at beginning of vol.1 of the first, later pictorial purple crushed morocco, gilt, by Charles E.Lauriat of Boston, spines gilt in compartments, g.e., spines a little faded, 8vo (3)

Full Lot Details

A'Beckett (Gilbert Abbott) The Comic History of England, 2 vol., 1847-48; The Comic History of Rome, half title, [1851], together 3 vol., first editions, titles in red and black, 30 hand-coloured etched plates by John Leech, illustrations in the text, tissue guards, with original blue wrapper to part No.VI bound in at beginning of vol.1 of the first, later pictorial purple crushed morocco, gilt, by Charles E.Lauriat of Boston, spines gilt in compartments, g.e., spines a little faded, 8vo (3)