THE HUMORIST: A Companion for the Christmas Fireside [Two volumes].

London: R. Ackermann, 1831 and 1832. First edition of each of the two volumes. The first, published in 1831, with 31 stories and poems illustrated with 50 engraved plates and numerous vignettes from designs by T. Rowlandson. The second, published in 1832, with 21 (different) short stories and poems illustrated with 80 engraved plates and numerous vignettes by W. H. Brooke. 286pp. including 6pp. publisher's ads & 288pp. including 4pp. publisher's ads, respectively. 12mo full green leather boards; gilt-stamped spines; all edges gilt. Some foxing and staining, most noticeably to title page and frontis of second volume and fore edge gilt a bit rubbed. A very good set.
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Price: $200.00

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