THE LOVING BALLAD OF LORD BATEMAN. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
by Thackeray, William Makepeace
London: Charles Tilt, 1839. viii, -40 pages of text, interspersed with eleven black-and-white plates by Cruikshank. Full green leather binding by Holloway with minor rubbing and minor darkening to the spine. First state with printer's name on back of title page and final page. Bound without publisher's advertisement. Gilt-decorated green front cover cloth bound in prior to text. Endpapers have minor discoloration from old tape adhesive. Front endpaper bears the previous owner's white leather armorial bookplate "William Twopenny Virtute Et Industria." Minor foxing scattered here and there, and a small stain on the half-title page. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.
(Inventory #: 017477)
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