The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Recently found by viaLibri....

Mr. Sponge's sporting tour ... with illustrations by John Leech
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1853. London: Bradbury & Evans. 1853. "First edition in the original 13 parts in 12, 8vo, 13 handcolored plates by Leech, 84 wood-engraved illustrations in the text; a superlative set in original orange wrappers printed in black with virtually no chipping or wear. & & Part IV contains the advertisement for the ""People's Illustrated Journal,"" comprising 1 leaf, and a 16-p. insert at the back titled ""Ford's List of Prices."" Part VI has the slip advertising a ""Cheap Edition of the Works of Mr. Charles Dickens."" Part VII has 4 pages of advertisements for ""Allsop's Pale or Bitter Ale."" Part XI advertises the same product in 8 pages. Parts XII and XIII have the slip announcing the extra Number of ""Household Words,"" the advertisement for the first Number of ""The Field,"" the slip for ""Punch's Almanack,"" the slip for ""Handley Cross,"" and 2 leaves of advertisements for Bradbury & Evans at the end.& & Sadleir 3166 (citing the cloth-bound edition); NCBEL III, 967."
      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
Last Found On: 2014-03-10           Check availability:      Biblio    


Browse more rare books from the year 1853

      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     

Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.