4to. London: John Murray, 1851. 4to, xxiv, 245 pp, with 55 illustrations. A good and attractive copy in the original green and sepia decorated paper boards, with deep sepia used for the illustrations throughout. Marbled endpapers. Some corner wear and also wear to head of spine, with a slight loss of paper. Also wear to spine edges at bottom. Boards rather dusty and with a few minor marks, but internally very clean throughout. Bentley notes that Mrs Bray ( who was Stothard's daughter-in-law) is the first to relate here the arrest of Blake, Stothard and Ogleby, on a sailing trip on the Thames. Bentley, BB, 1273. (Inventory #: 109104)
Books and manuscripts in all fields, especially medieval illuminated and text manuscripts; material on California, Hawaii, and Pacific voyages; illustrated books and fine bindings from the 15th through the 20th century; children's books from 1750 to 1950; and fine press printing. William Blake, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Thomas Frognall Dibdin are special interests.
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