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1066 AND ALL THAT: A MEMORABLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Written by Walter Carruthers Sellar; Robert Julian Yeatman. Illustrated by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1319879
Published by Folio Society. 1990. Nearly fine condition.
Comprising all the parts you can remember including 103 good things, 5 bad kings and 2 genuine dates. Brown paperboards. B/w illustrations. Slight rubbing to cover edges.
The story of visual satire in London, a city which caricature flourished like no other. Accompanies the exhibition: Satirical London at the Museum of London, April - September 2006. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0856676136. Pictorial dustwrapper spine faded and rear panel spine edge lightly faded.
Foreward by R.J. Cruikshank. Stiff cardboard covers. B/w illustrations. Light browning to covers and light rubbing to edges. A few foxspots present. One hinge lightly pulled.
Introduction by Leeson. Lime pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Darkening to spine. Slip case is very good - a few marks and some wear.
Green and yellow boards. Preface by P.G. Wodehouse. 400 pages. Second printing. Minor foxing to spine. Contained in publisher's slipcase with a light mark running vertically on spine end.
Humourous stories selected by Morley and Heald. Brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. A fine copy in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition - a few very minor scuffs.
Selected and Introduced by Miles Kington. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Second printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with very slight scuffing.
Being vignettes of life and laughter compiled by Wilfred H. Harrison. Yellow cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 79 pages. Light wear to base of spine. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of title page. Top corner of covers and contents lightly creased.
ARTEMUS WARD IN LONDON, AND OTHER PAPERS
Written by Artemus Ward; Charles Farrar Browne. Illustrated by J.H. Howard.
Stock no. 1820755
Published by G.W. Carleton & Co., Publishers. 1st 1867. Very good condition.
With comic illustrations by J.H. Howard. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, embossed decoration to boards. 6 b/w plates. Spine browned & worn at top & tail. Corners lightly worn. Front joint just starting to crack. Some light browning.
Large format. New binding; leather spine; marbled boards. What appears to be original wraps or paper covers bound in at front. B/w illustrations. Leather spine is unevenly browned with some wear. Corners are bumped; some chipping along cover edges. Tears, with some loss to original wraps bound in at front; also foxed. A few margin marks to other pages, but contents are still generally very good.
Selected and with an introduction by Christopher Falkus. Brown cloth spine with gilt title. Brown & cream patterned boards. B/w illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is faded at edges and grubby.
New edition. Leather spines and corners; raised bands to spines; gilt titles. Bound by Root & Son. The Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured Books. An original work, characteristics, satirical, and humorous, comprising scenes and sketches in every rank of society, being portraits of the illustrious, eminent, eccentric and notorious. Volume one is better than good - some wear and rubbing to spine and edges. Page edge browning; some foxspots. However, Volume 2 - front cover detached. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Contents are still very good - some browning. Both spines are faded.