Half leather with marbled boards. xvi, 446; xvi, 448 pp. With black and white illustrations by George and Robert Cruikshank throughout. A collection of songs drawn from various eras, and including amatory or love songs, bacchanalian songs, comic songs, military and naval songs, Jewish themed songs, sporting songs, etc. POOR/FAIR condition. Front cover and first several endpapers DETACHED on volume one, including part of the two page illustrated title page, with the front cover and spine DETACHED from the text block of volume two, although still intact with the rear cover and hinge. Leather backstrip on volume one very worn, splitting and lifting off from the spine and bearing chipping and loss, including 2 1/2 inches from the head of the spine. General scuffing and fading to the covers. Minor soiling. Extremities bumped and scuffed. Ownership signatures present. Text blocks solid, with very minor scattered foxing and soiling. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Universal Songster; or Museum of Mirth: ...
Publisher: Jones and Co
Publication Date: 1834
Binding: Half Leather
Book Condition: Poor
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