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The Comic History of Rome. From the Founding of the City to the End of the Commonwealth. Illustrated by John Leech.
Abbot a Beckett, Gilbert
London: n.d. [ca 1850], Bradbury, Evans & Co.
xii, 308 pp. HC. 8vo.
Illustrated: Engravings by Leech, John.
[History - Art - Cartoon - Humour]
With 10 superb, hand coloured full page steel engravings and b&w wood engravings throughout. Very funny! Title in red outlined capitels. The title page is busy with cartoons. Binding is green cloth over board with gilt illustrations on front panel and spine. A. e. g.
Plate 3 has a 3cm closed tear, 1cm into bottom of image. . Light soiling of a few pages. Strong wear at corners, less along edges. Gilt of spine decoration is dulled. Overall good copy.

ID: 30171

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