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The Greatest Plague of Life: or The Adventures of a Lady in Search of a Good Servant. By one who has been… by  Mayhew (the Brothers) - First in book form. - [1847] - from G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 204)

The Greatest Plague of Life: or The Adventures of a Lady in Search of a Good Servant. By one who has been “Almost Worried to Death.” Edited by the Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.

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The Greatest Plague of Life: or The Adventures of a Lady in Search of a Good Servant. By one who has been “Almost Worried to Death.” Edited by the Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.

by Mayhew (the Brothers),

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Mayhew (the Brothers), The Greatest Plague of Life: or The Adventures of a Lady in Search of a Good Servant. By one who has been "Almost Worried to Death." Edited by the Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. London, David Bogue, 86 Fleet Street, N.D. [1847]. First edition in book form. Stamp-signed Bayntun binding, Bath. Twelve etchings by George Cruikshank and a glyphograph by him on the title-page. [ii; 286] List of plates on the verso of the last paginated leaf (p. 285). Original cloth wrapper bound in at the end. Cohn 544. 18 cm; 8vo. Bound in brown calf with gilt-ruled covers and spine, morocco title and author labels on the spine are chipped, top page edge gilt, back repaired, original back strip preserved. A good copy, bright and fresh. Wear at extremities of spine.

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
204
Title
The Greatest Plague of Life: or The Adventures of a Lady in Search of a Good Servant. By one who has been “Almost Worried to Death.” Edited by the Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Author
Mayhew (the Brothers),
Illustrator
George Cruikshank
Format/binding
Stamp-signed Bayntun binding, Bath. Bound in brown calf with gilt-ruled covers and spine, morocco title and author labels on the
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
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Edition
First in book form.
Publisher
David Bogue, 86 Fleet Street,
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
[1847]

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First Edition
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Cloth
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verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the... [More]
spine
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
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]
gilt
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