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A Guide to the Watering Places; with Illustrations
London: J & F Harwood and Simpkin & Marshall, 1839. Hardcover. Very good condition. A volume with caricatures and views of well known British watering holes including a satirical series of 8 illustrations depicting a family outing to the seaside, as well as views of Ramsgate, Dover cliffs, Hastings, St. Leonards, Brighton, Worthing, and Southampton. Alfred Henry Forrester (1804 - 1872) was an English author, illustrator and artist, known under the pseudonym of Alfred Crowquill.Forrester worked with the master caricaturists the Cruikshanks, Phiz & John Leech and later for early editions of Punch Magazine. Finely bound in full green leather binding with raised bands and gilt decorated compartments at spine, gilt inner dentelles, and marbled end papers. The original stiff paper wrappers bound in at the rear. 8vo, frontispiece, 8 plate 9 steel engraved vignette views, 50pp, 9pp ads mostly for pens, top edge gilt. The plates bright and clean, the original wrappers evenly toned. OCLC: 193130101 locates one copy at Cornell.
      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints ]
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