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Mrs Brown’s Visit to the Paris Exhibition. by  George]  Arthur [Rose - Hardcover - [1867] - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio626)

Mrs Brown’s Visit to the Paris Exhibition.

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Mrs Brown’s Visit to the Paris Exhibition.

by Sketchley, Arthur [Rose, George]

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First edition. George Routledge. London. n.d. [1867 – source Getty Research Institute] vi, 138pp. Contemporary green half morocco, marbled boards, gilt to spine. Bound by Walker and Son, Plymouth. All edges sprinkled red. Light toning to endpapers.

George Rose (1817-1882) a former curate in Camberwell, London. After leaving the Church of England in 1855, Rose underwent a major career change and began to write under the pseudonym Arthur Sketchley.

His fictitious character Mrs. Brown's monologues became a major success. Rose's creation was from a working class background and addressed the current topics of the day in a humorous and colloquial fashion.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Biblio626
Title
Mrs Brown’s Visit to the Paris Exhibition.
Author
Sketchley, Arthur [Rose, George]
Format/binding
Contemporary half morocco
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Routledge.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
[1867]
Keywords
Humour, Satire
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Caricature, Satire, Cartoons and Humour; France and French Interest;

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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Marbled boards
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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
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]
edges
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]

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