London: Punch. 19 (of 20) hand-colored etchings, 200 woodcuts by John Leech. 2 vols. 8vo, 2/3 red morocco by Riviere, backs crudely glued or chipped; hinges cracked, lacking half-titles. London, 1847-48. OFFERED WITH: The Comic History of Rome. 10 colored plates, 98 text illustrations. 308pp. 8vo, bound as above. London, n.d. (1851). 3 vols in all. Internally fine. The first editions of both works, of which the Comic History of Rome is rarer. One plate in the History of England.....
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London: Punch Office, 1855. 2 volumes. 20 hand-colored etchings, numerous woodcuts by John Leech. Slim 8vo, rubricated title, 3/4 burgundy morocco, ornately gilt spines, evenly faded to brown, marbled boards, top edges gilt. London: Punch Office, 1855. Some offsetting on titles and other pages facing plates, still near fine.
London: Punch Office, 1844. Frontispiece and illustrated title pages by George Cruikshank. 2 volumes, 92pp + 252pp. Part I - Of the Rights of Persons; Part II. Of Real Company. Small slim 8vo, polished blue calf, top edges gilt, ornately gilt spines, red and green leather spine labels, original printed wrappers bound in. London: Punch Office, 1844. First Edition. Near fine.
London: Punch, 1845. Extra pictorial title, 12 steel-engraved plates and a profusion of text illustrations (one plate repaired). 284pp. 8vo, 1/2 calf, recased, hinges repaired; two plates repaired. London: Punch Office, 1845. Good. Contains some of Cruikshank's most amusing and representative drawings. Cohn 191.
London: Punch Office, 1845. Extra pictorial title page, and illustrated with 12 full-page steel engravings and a profusion of in-text woodcuts. viii, 284pp. 8vo, bound in older 3/4 burgundy calf over marbled boards (edgeworn but sound and attractive). London: Published at the Punch Office, 1845. First edition in book form. Very good. Contains some of Cruikshank's most amusing and representative drawings. Cohn 191.
London: Bradbury, 1887. Illustrated with 10 full-page colored plates and numerous in-text drawings by Harry Furniss. xxviii, 324pp. 8vo, nicely bound in 3/4 dark brown morocco over marbled boards, t.e.g., hinges strengthened, tiny hole in spine. London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 1887. A new and revised edition. Very good. An unusual comic parody of the law.