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The Comic Blackstone by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett. by  Gilbert Abbott À Beckett - Signed - 1869 - from G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 437)

The Comic Blackstone by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett.

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The Comic Blackstone by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett.: With Illustrations by George Cruikshank.

by À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

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[Blackstone, William 1723 – 1780]. À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott; George Cruikshank. The Comic Blackstone by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett. The Comic Blackstone by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank. Chicago: Callaghan & Cockcroft, 1869. [xii; 13 – 376 pages] Full-page interlined frontispiece and full-page interlined plates at p. 112 and p. 288. Part II begins at p. 139, "Prologue to Part II." This is a Chicago ante-fire imprint, dating from before the Great Chicago Fire October 8 – 10, 1871. 23 cm. Bound in brown publisher's cloth with gilt title and publisher's initials mark on the spine in gilt. Head and tail of the spine are bumped.

This copy is signed and dated in ink on the verso of the frontispiece by C. Samuel Hoar 1845 - 1904 as "Samuel Hoar / Jan. 1, 1870." A lawyer, Samuel Hoar was the third child and oldest son of Ebenezer Rockwood and Caroline Brooks Hoar.

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Bookseller
G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
437
Title
The Comic Blackstone by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett.
Author
À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott
Illustrator
George Cruikshank
Format/binding
Brown publisher’s cloth with gilt title and publisher’s initials mark on the spine in gilt. Head and tail of the spine are b
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Publisher
Callaghan & Cockcroft
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date Published
1869
Pages
376
Size
23 cm
Keywords
Blackstone, Cruikshank, Hoar, A Beckett, Law, English law, Humor
Bookseller catalogs
Humour; Signed Books; Railroads; American Law;
Size
23 cm

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tail
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