A bound collection of six early Lumsden chapbooks. 1818.
Title A bound collection of six early Lumsden chapbooks.
Published Glasgow. J, Lumsden & Son. 1818.
Stock Code 14052
Description Titles: THE HISTORY OF GOODY TWO SHOES with the Adventures of her Brother Tommy. Embellished with Elegant Engravings. Glasgow. J. Lumsden & Son. Price Sixpence. No date [circa 1818]. 52 pages. Illustrated with a wood-engraved frontispiece, engraved pictorial title, and six full-page plates each bearing two wood-engravings, plus two wood-engravings within the text. Roscoe and Brimmell 79. THE ENTERTAINING & INSTRUCTIVE HISTORY OF LITTLE JACK. Embellished with eight elegant engravings. A New Edition. Glasgow. J. Lumsden & Son. Price Sixpence. No date [circa 1820]. 36 pages. Illustrated with an engraved pictorial title and seven full-page plates, and one tail-piece. Roscoe & Brimmell 93. The ENTERTAINING TALES of Mother Goose for the amusement of youth, Embellished with Elegant Engravings. Glasgow. Jas. Lumsden & Son. Price Sixpence. No date [watermarked 1818]. 36 pages. Illustrated with 6 full-page engravings and a pictorial engraved title-page. Roscoe & Brimmell 66. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. A tale for the entertainment of Juvenile Readers. Ornamented with Elegant Engravings. Glasgow. J. Lumsden & Son. No date [watermarked 1814]. 48 pages. Illustrated with six full-page engravings and a tailpiece. Roscoe & Brimell 53. THE HISTORY OF SINBAD, the Sailor. Containing an account of his seven surprising voyage. Glasgow. J. Lumsden & Son. 1819. 50 pages. Illustrated with 8 full-page wood-engravings and a wood-engraved vignette on the title-page. Roscoe & Brimmell 121. (Defoe, D.) The Life & Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. Embellished with eight elegant Engravings. New edition. Glasgow. J. Lumsden & Son. No date [circa 1818]. Price Sixpence. 51 pages. Engraved pictorial title and 7 full-page plates. Roscoe & Brimmell 115. The six titles, bound without wrappers, in half red morocco gilt over plain paper-covered boards. 138 x 95 mm. Spine beginning to spilt near head; else a very good, clean collection of scarce chapbooks. £1,500. 00.
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