16mo., 150 pp., cover rubbed, frayed and chipped, owner's inscription. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: NEW CHARADES For the Drawing Room
Publisher: George Routledge and Sons .
Illustrator: No Illustration
Book Condition: Fair/--
Edition: New edition
Book Description George Routledge and Sons ca 1866, London, UK, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair/NO DUSTJACKET. No Illustration (illustrator). New edition. 16mo., 150 pp., cover rubbed, frayed and chipped, owner's inscription. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS202538
Book Description James Blackwood ca, London, 1860. Small and square 8vo. 240, (1) pp. Six engraved plates and illustrations in the text. All edges gilt. Decorative violet cloth with gilt scenes of various pastimes embossed on the front board, spine discoloured with some minor shelfwear to the head and tail. Original yellow pastedowns and endpapers with various inscriptions on the front one including one from 1882 (others much later). A very good copy of a seemingly very scarce title, with just one copy listed on COPAC (in holdings of Oxford University) and no copies for sale online (as of 30-05-2017). Seventy pages of musical score at the back. No date printed on title-page but Preface dated 1860. Contents divided into five parts: Games, with Appropriate Music; Games, without Music; Christmas Charades; Drawing-Room Performances; The Hollybush Mss. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 4898