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LEECH, John (illustr.)].
Various Articles. Bentley's Miscellany. [With autograph letter from Leech.]
London: Richard Bentley, 1840-48. 8vo (9½" tall). Superb full red crushed morocco, by TOUT. Gilt raised bands and pallets, fine gilt tooling to panels. Boards framed with gilt floral corner tool. Gilt doublures with floral patterned endpapers. Top edge gilt. Slightly foxed. Armorial bookplate. Original issues of Bentley's Magazine. Bound with special title page, contents and a preface dated 1889 by the collector John Waugh. Autograph letter in black ink bound in, dated 6 March 1863, 2 pages. An exceptional deluxe binding by TOUT binders, with an autograph letter by the illustrator. Leech's letter is to Morgan Dormer mentioning oil sketches, hunting, with a small rebus sketch appearently meaning nobody (legs, no body). Extensively illustrated by Leech with fine engraved plates. Uniformly bound with our other selections from Bentley's Miscellany. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB [Deal, KENT, United Kingdom]
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