Marcus Ward’s Japanese Picture Stories. ABOU HASSAN Caliph for a Day. Price 1/-. Mounted on linen 2/.
London: Marcus Ward & Co, No date [circa 1874]. A panorama of eight panels, extending to 1.55 metres. With two panels of text, four single page and one double page full-colour illustrations. The panorama folding into pictorial card covers with cloth ties. 265 x 174 mm. The tow cover joints have been neatly strengthened from the blank side with cloth, a series of tiny hole kin the blank margins would suggest that this copy was once pinned up; little edge wear and a very small tear to the blank margin of the front panel; else a very good copy of a very scarce title. £225. 00.