Seymour's Humorous Sketches, Comprising Eighty-Six Caricature Etchings, Illustrated in Prose and Verse. With a Descriptive List of the Plates and a Biographical Notice of Robert Seymour, Including an Account of His Connexion with The Pickwick Papers


Published by Henry G. Bohn, London, 1871
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Small 4to. Quarter calf (spine rebacked in matching brown cloth with gilt lettering) and decorative paper over boards. xviii, 173pp. All edges gilt. Numerous line drawings. Very good. Faintest of edgewear only; rebacked spine and new endpapers. Tight and handsome "New Edition" of these famed illustrations (first published 1834-36) by Robert Seymour (1798-1836), one of the best illustrators of his day and remembered for his caricatures and his work with Charles Dickens. "Crowquill" was the pseudonym of author and illustrator Alfred Henry Forrester (1804-72). A lovely copy. Bookseller Inventory # 40192

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Title: Seymour's Humorous Sketches, Comprising ...

Publisher: Henry G. Bohn, London

Publication Date: 1871

Binding: Hardcover

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