The Comic History of England. With Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Hundred Woodcuts by John Leech.
Two Volumes in One Volume (complete set). London, Bradbury, Evans and Co., c.1850 14.5 cm x 22.3 cm. Volume I: XVIII, 320 pages with 10 hand-coloured steelengravings and wood-engravings throughout the text. / Volume II: 304 pages with 10 hand-coloured steelengravings and wood-engravings throughout the text. Original Hardcover with gilt decoration on spine and cover. Recently professionally repaired and restored binding with new endpapers and the saved original bookplate / exlibris of J. Henry H.V. Lane of Kings Bromley in Staffordshire to the pastedown. Gilted edge. Rubbed and sign of wear on cover and spine. Overall very good condition with firm binding and clean interior. Bookplate / Exlibris to pastedown. Inscribed on Augst 10,1879 by previous owner and embossed stamp marks by bookshop W.H.Smyth in London on endpaper.