The Miniature Library. BRIGAND TALES In Two Volumes. Illustrated with coloured plates. 1835.
Title The Miniature Library. BRIGAND TALES In Two Volumes. Illustrated with coloured plates.
Published London. J. Duncombe. No date [circa 1835/40].
Stock Code 10204
Description Two volumes bound as one, with two title-pages per volume, the first, 'The Miniature Library,' the second, 'Brigand Tales.' Comprising of 32 stories, each with its own individual title-page and folding, hand-coloured frontispiece. Volume I: [6], 234 pages. Volume II: [6], 240 pages. Bound in contemporary half calf, gilt over marbled boards. Binding: 10.8 x 7 cm. Plate List to volume I calls for 10 plates, but there are in fact 16. Title-page and frontispiece to 'The Passport,' bound out of place. Plate List to volume II, calls for 8 plates, but there are 16. Some title-pages and frontispieces are bound out of place; and one title-page is lacking [never bound in], that for, 'Gonzello; or, The Murderer's Doom.' Some off-setting to blank sides of frontispieces; binding a little rubbed; else a very nice set. Scarce.
£650.00