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English Caricatures, Seven Volumes.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

English Caricatures, Seven Volumes.
Including: The Tour of Doctor Syntax through London, or the Pleasures and Miseries of the Metropolis, London: Johnston, 1820, octavo, illustrated with hand-colored frontispiece, title, and eighteen other colored plates in the style of Rowlandson, in later half calf, housed in a solander box; The Comic Album, London: Orr & Co., 1843, large quarto, title printed in red, blue, and black, printed on different colored papers throughout, bound in contemporary half calf and textured fabric boards, a.e.g.; a uniformly bound four-volume set of The Miseries of Human Life; More Miseries; and The Comforts of Human Life, London, 1806-07, each with a folding colored frontispiece, in contemporary speckled calf, joints dry; [and] The Vauxhall Papers, edited by Alfred Bunn, illustrated by Alfred Crowquill, London: Andrews & Mitchell, 1841, tan calf, both boards detached. (7)
Estimate $300-400


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London, Orr & Co., Alfred Bunn, Alfred Crowquill

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