CURIOSITIES IN THE TOWER OF LONDON. Volume the Second. The Second Edition. Pr. 4 d 1741.
Title CURIOSITIES IN THE TOWER OF LONDON. Volume the Second. The Second Edition. Pr. 4 d
Published London. Printed for Tho. Boreman, neat the giants in Guildhall, and at the Boot at Crown on Ludgate-Hill. 1741.
Stock Code 12722
Description xviii, [19], 20-125, [3 ad's. pages. Engraved frontispiece, and one other full-page wood-engraving. Rebound late 18th or very early 19th century red sheep gilt. Binding size: 6.5 x 4.5 cm's. Some soiling throughout; closely cropped in places; binding a little rubbed & worn; 18th century ownership inscription; else a very good copy. One from a series of ten volumes that Boreman produced for the newly emerging children's book market. As well as being the first to publish miniature book s for children, he also preceded John Newbery in creating a catalogue of titles specifically for children. See Bromer and Edison page 128.
£800.00