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The Comic History of England (12 Parts), The Comic History of Rome (1 Issue) by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett - from CraigsClassics and Biblio.com

The Comic History of England (12 Parts), The Comic History of Rome (1 Issue)

by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett

Condition: Good


This is a scarce lot comprised of 13 softcover issues of "The Comic History of England" (12) and "The Comic History of Rome" (1) by Gilbert Albert A'Beckett. The issues are dated 1897 and 1898. Each issue is illustrated by JOHN LEECH and features one hand-colored illustrated plate. Published by Bradbury, Agnew & Co. in London. The lot contains Parts 2 through 14 (a consecutive run of 13 issues); Part 1 is not included. With illustrated advertisements on the back cover and the inside covers.

Condition:
The issues have some light soiling/staining to the covers (heavier on Parts 13 and 14) and wear to the spines; crimped outer cover edges; some issues have small tears along the perimeter of the covers. The covers of a few issues have partially separated at a top or bottom edge, but all covers are attached; no loose pages were found. The pages are in overall good condition with only some occasional foxing, tears and ink smudges found. Some pages are still attached at the outer edge. Three issues have a name written in pencil at the top-right corner of the front cover...no other writing found.

  • Bookseller: CraigsClassics US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2015
  • Title: The Comic History of England (12 Parts), The Comic History of Rome (1 Issue)
  • Author: Gilbert Abbott A Beckett
  • Illustrator: John Leech
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew & Co.
  • Place: London
  • Keywords: gilbert abbott a beckett, comic history rome, john leech, humor, comedy, satire, comic history england
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature / Fiction; History;


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