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THE PENTAMERONE, or The Story of Stories, Fun for the Little Ones. Translated from the Neapolitan by John Edward Taylor. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank.
London. David Bogue. 1848. - Half-title, title, v-xvi, iii-iv, i-ii, [1], 404 pages. Illustrated with twelve etchings on six plates. Original crimson cloth decorated with gilt design on spine and upper board, blind design on lower. Octavo. First edition, first issue with the plates uncoloured and the incorrect titles to the plate at page 118 in the plate list. Spine expertly repaired at head and heel; some occasional spotting; else a very good copy of a scarce title. This copy is from the library of His Royal Highness The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, KG., KT., KP., and bears his bookplate. Cohn 60. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: David Miles Books ABA ILAB]
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