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Mrs Brown’s Visit to the Paris Exhibition.

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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Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's 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]
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Humour, Satire
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Caricature, Satire, Cartoons and Humour; France and French Interest;

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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...
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...
Marbled boards
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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...
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....

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