THE BRITISH CHAMPION; or, Honour Rewarded. Containing, I. The History of St. George and the Dragon. II. The Story of Miss Friendly and the Merchant. III. Rural Happiness. IV. The Fairy's Present; or, The History of Miss K. Graceful. V. The pleasing Story of Master Want-Thought. Price Fourpence. 1790.
Title THE BRITISH CHAMPION; or, Honour Rewarded. Containing, I. The History of St. George and the Dragon. II. The Story of Miss Friendly and the Merchant. III. Rural Happiness. IV. The Fairy's Present; or, The History of Miss K. Graceful. V. The pleasing Story of Master Want-Thought. Price Fourpence.
Published York. Wilson, Spence, & Mawman. No date [circa 1790/95].
Stock Code 11512
Description 95 pages. Illustrated with a wood-engraved frontispiece, and forty-two wood-engravings within the text. Some of the cuts – probably the majority – are by Thomas Bewick. Recently bound in genuine 18th century Dutch floral paper-covered boards. Binding: 9.8 x 6.3 cm. An excellent copy.
£1500.00