Lot 1: A'BECKETT, GILBERT ABBOTT. The Comic History of England. 20 handcolored etched plates, and numerous text illustrations by John Leech.

Swann Auction Galleries

April 29, 1992
New York, NY, US

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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.
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