Lot 1: A'BECKETT, GILBERT ABBOTT. The Comic History of England. 20 handcolored etched plates, and numerous text illustrations by John Leech.
Highlights from the Epstein Family Collection
April 29, 1992
New York, NY, USA
Description: 20 parts in 19. 8vo, original blue-green pictorial printed wrappers, expertly rebacked (?), front cover of Part 1 loose; full morocco folding case London: Punch Office, July 1846-February 1848 FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL PARTS. With preliminary leaves found in Parts 11 and 19/20. Grolier/Leech 152.