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The Life Of Sir John Falstaff With A Biography Of The Knight, From Authentic Sources, by Robert B. Brough, Esq
London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, And Roberts, 1857-1858. First edition. Original Wraps. Orig. illustrated yellow/brown wrappers. Very good. 10 issues./No Dust Jacket. 25.5 x 17 cm. In the ten original parts, two etchings in each issue, total of twenty. Brough notes, "It may be stated, fairly, that no pains have been spared by the artist to make his work conscientiously complete. Every locality indicated by the poet has been carefully studied either from personal observation or reference to the most authentic records." COHN 96. Issues 2,5,7,8, 9 blind stamped "Presented by the Publisher." Two issues partly unopened. Backstrip of first issue reinforced with archival tape, last issue back cover clean tear repaired with archival tape. Plates of No.6 dampstained at margins. Last issue carries complete Contents and List of Plates, plus Preface to the first book edition. Issue one toned, balance reasonably fresh and bright.
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