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Comic Magazine Vol I [DATED 1832]
James Gilbert, U.K, 1832. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Good/No Jacket. xvi, 272 pages, size 6.25 inches tall by 3.75 inches. Profusely illustrated with humourous line drawings. Edited by 'the Editor of 'Figaro in London' namely Gilbert á Beckett and illustrated by Robert Seymour who later produced the first illustrations for Dickens' 'Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club' Tragically Seymour committed suicide in 1836. CONTENTS : John Smith-A Ballad; Philosophy; Change of Hair; Dropping In-A n-iceTale; Remonstrance-To a Person Driving Fast; A Rake's Lament-By the Editor of " Figaro in London."; Laconics; Sonnet; The Printer's Devil's Walk; On Intemperance-By the Editor of " Figaro in London."; Sonnet; The Interrupted Dinner Story; A Passage from the Life of an Illustrious Character, by the London Lazzarone; The Eve of the Bridal, by an " Advertiser for a Wife; The Old Shepherd Menalcus to the God Pan, by the Author of " Absurdities."; The Sad Lot of Romeo and Juliet-By John Poole, Esq. Author of " Paul Pry."; Street Cries, a Dramatic Sketch-By R. B. Peake, Esq. with an Illustration by himself; Lines to John Jones, the Poetical Footman-By the Editor of " Figaro in London."; A deaf Man; Sonnet by a Deaf Man; Lord Augustus-By the " Great Unmentionable."; An S,A.; Sophorisba's Song; The Blister-By John Poole, Esq. Author of " Paul Pry."; The disadvantages of Knowledge, or the Dictionary at Fault-By W. T. Moncrieff, Esq.; John Tims, A Ballad-By the Editor of " Figaro in London.".; The Lament of an Old Tinder Box-By the Author of " Absurdities."; Just of Age, A parody on " Had I a Heart, &c."-By Bertie Vyse, Esq; The Adventures of a Hawker-By tlie " Great Unmentionable."; To my Fair One-By the " Great Unmentionable."; A Punster's Narrative; Woes of Change, or the Lachrymatory Laments of Laudator Temporis (et Rerum) Acti-By Thomas Dibdin, Esq; Something-By one of the Authors of " Dramatic Stories."; Valedictory Stanzas, by the " Great Unmentionable."; Horrors of the Country-By the Editor of " Figaro in London."; A Grate Party, or Fire-side Frolics-By W. T. Moncrieff, Esq; A Black Fast-Impromptu-By Miss L. Sheridan, Editor of " The Comic Offering."; He-artful Complaints-By the "Great Unmentionable."; The Comet-By Thomas Dibdin, Esq.; Rejected Addresses; Epitaphs-By Thomas Dibdin, Esq.; The Man of Feeling. Book - in Good half leather and marble papered covered boards - rubbing and worn to the leather and surface abrasion to the marbled paper, paper title label to spine. Contents, scattered browning and marking otherwise clean and though a couple of gathers are 'proud' the binding is tight, previous owner's (Lt General Loveday) bookplate, to the front pastedown. A rare and interesting copy of this collection of illustrated humerous often satirical proses & poems. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Fiction Classic & Modern; Humour; Art & Design. Inventory No: 003554..
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