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A Bundle of Crowquills, Dropped by Alfred Crowquill, in His Eccentric Flights over the Fields of Literature.

Crowquill, Alfred (pseudonym) [Alfred Henry Forrester].-

Published by London. G. Routledge & Co, 1854
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Frontispiece engraved by Dalziel and wood engravings in text by Crowquill, engraved by Lee. Sixteenth Thousand, 245 pp. + 10 pp. publisher's catalogue. Small 8vo. Worn at edges. Most of spine lost, with crude replacement by paper tape. Chips, especially at fore edges, from paper covering boards, involving mainly the margins of the illustrations. Front hinge cracked internally. Slightly shaken. Text block Very Good. A collection of tales, comic drawings and commentary by Alfred Henry Forrester, whose pseudonym, Alfred Crowquill sometimes encompassed works by his brother, as well, until 1844. Crowquill illustrated several works of Charles Dickens and other contemporary literary luminaries, as well as his own work for "Bentley's Miscellany" and other publications. The comic verse is often very witty, especially "Owed to My Creditors" on p. 134. The preface consists of but two words: "Read it!. Bookseller Inventory # 10212

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Title: A Bundle of Crowquills, Dropped by Alfred ...

Publisher: London. G. Routledge & Co

Publication Date: 1854

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Frontispiece engraved by Dalziel and wood engravings in text by Crowquill, engraved by Lee.

Edition: Sixteenth Thousand,

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