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CARTOONS ( FROM PUNCH ). Second series by TENNIEL. JOHN - First edition - 1901 - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 10573)

CARTOONS ( FROM PUNCH ). Second series

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CARTOONS ( FROM PUNCH ). Second series


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Bradbury, Evans & Co. London. - No date. Circa 1901. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (13 x 10.2 inches). Illustrated with 116 full page plates, many larger and fold-out.

Finely bound in attractive early binding of full tan morocco. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt dots. The compartments with single blind ruled boxes plus double gilt ruled lines around a fully gilt decorated panel, each featuring a dark green leather flower onlay to the centre. Front board with elaborate floral gilt roll within double ruled lines and 48 dark green leather flower onlays round the edge. Central panel double ruled, lettered and with two floral devises, all in gilt. The rear board has the same roll design around the board, again featuring 48 green leather flower onlays, but with the floral parts in blind, all in double gilt ruled lines. Three gilt ruled lines form a panel to the middle. Board edges with single gilt ruled lines. Ruled lines to the leather turn-ins consisting of four gilt and one in blind around dark green moire silk panels and endpapers. All edges gilt.

A little rubbing to the extremities but overall a beautiful and impressive early twentieth century leather binding. The binding is unsigned but certainly the work of a highly skilled book binder. Unusual to find such bindings on a book this size. The book is undated but the British Library catalogue suggests a date of 1901.


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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the... [More]

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