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POINTS OF MISERY; or FABLES FOR MANKIND: Prose and Verse, Chiefly Original, by Charles Westmacott. by Charles Westmacott - Hardcover - Large paper copy. Original wrapper bound in. - 1823 - from G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 432)

POINTS OF MISERY; or FABLES FOR MANKIND: Prose and Verse, Chiefly Original, by Charles Westmacott.

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POINTS OF MISERY; or FABLES FOR MANKIND: Prose and Verse, Chiefly Original, by Charles Westmacott.: Illustrated with Twenty Designs by Robert Cruikshank.

by Charles Westmacott

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Westmacott, Charles, POINTS OF MISERY; or FABLES FOR MANKIND: Prose and Verse, Chiefly Original, by Charles Westmacott. Illustrated with Twenty Designs by Robert Cruikshank. London: Published by Sherwood, Jones and Co. Paternoster-Row, 1823. Large paper copy with original wrapper bound in. Presentation copy, with "From the Author" on the initial blank following the original wrapper front cover. Imperial 8vo. 25cm, untrimmed. Some tissue guards for the engravings are still in place. 97 pages followed by the back cover of the original wrapper, with the advertisements for Bernard Blackmantle's The English Spy. The Spy at Eton. Some foxing, mostly in the wide margins. Bound in quarter green morocco on marbled boards.

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Bookseller
G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
432
Title
POINTS OF MISERY; or FABLES FOR MANKIND: Prose and Verse, Chiefly Original, by Charles Westmacott.
Author
Charles Westmacott
Illustrator
Robert Cruikshank
Format/Binding
Quarter green morocco on marbled boards.
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Large paper copy. Original wrapper bound in.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Published by Sherwood, Jones and Co. Paternoster-Row
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1823
Pages
97
Size
Imperial 8vo, 25 cm
Keywords
Robert Cruikshank, Fables,
Size
Imperial 8vo, 25 cm

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