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Alken, Henry Thomas (1785-1851) Illustrations to Popular Songs.

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2764B
Lot:
121
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Alken, Henry Thomas (1785-1851) Illustrations to Popular Songs. London: Thomas M'Lean, 1825.
First edition, third issue, oblong folio, typographical title page and address with publisher's ad, otherwise engraved throughout; illustrated with hand-colored engraved frontis and forty-two hand-colored plates, each within a pale wash frame, with a hand-drawn double border in black ink within the plate mark, the field outside with a beige tint; bound in the original marbled boards, recently rebacked with red morocco spine and corners, contemporary red morocco title label on front board, boldly lettered in gilt, 10 x 14 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,000


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Henry Thomas, Thomas M'Lean, London

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