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The Every-Day Book and Table Book or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements.
London: Thomas Tegg 1838 - Description: London: Thomas Tegg, 1838. Very Good. Three Volumes, title page states "in three volumes". Full calf binding, gilt titles to red and dark green labels spine, marbled end-papers and marbled page edges. With approximately four hundred and thirty six engravings (stated on the title page). Volume I. 1838, viii, 1719 Volume II. 1838, viii, 1711 Volume III. 1838 Two volumes of the Table Book, 859pp and 887pp bound in one volume. Strange pagination with page numbers to the left and right side of each page - i.e. one page effectively numbered 4 times - see photos. An illustrated reference containing a large collection of poetical, articles and entertaining snippets of information relating to each day of the year. In 1826 Hone published the Every-day Book, in 1827-1828 the Table-Book, and in 1829 the Year-Book. All three were collections of curious information on manners, antiquities and various other subjects. These works are by which Hone is best remembered. In preparing them he had the approval of Robert Southey and the assistance of Charles Lamb, financially they were not successful, Hone was eventually lodged in King's Bench Prison for debt. All three volumes are tightly bound with light scratchings to leather bindings and some bumping to corners. Each volume contains a book plate for Geo. Hen. Barnett. Text pages are bright, clean and free from markings. Size: 8vo – approx. 9 inches by 6 inches. Condition Report Externally •Spine – good condition – worn with some marks. •Joints – good condition – worn. •Corners – good condition – worn. •Boards – good condition – gilt decorated. •Page edges – very good condition. •See above and photos. Internally •Hinges – good condition. •Paste downs – good condition – bookplate. •End papers – good condition. •Title – good condition. •Pages – good condition. •Binding – good condition – solid. •See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1838. Binding: Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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