Title: Charades. [Manuscript Collection of Riddles]
Publisher: Benton House
Publication Date: 1827
Book Condition: Very Good
Half gilt-decorated red morocco and marbled paper; 5" x 5.25"; contains approx. 35 handwritten pages of riddles, with solutions at the rear. All in all, over 50 charades, most with solutions listed at the rear, one with a musical flourish, and one incorporating a drawing of dice. Also includes a quote by Cowper, copied out in a lovely hand (the penmanship is small and neat throughout) on the final pages. A pretty little volume, lightly scuffed along joints, at spine tips and corners. Crack in gutter at about the middle, with two pages detached, but laid in. Bookseller Inventory # D1012
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