The Adventures of Doctor Comicus or the Frolicks of Fortune. (Dr. Comicus)

[COMBE William] 1742-1823

VG, 1815, 1st ed, 15 pls (complete). In contemporary green quarter cloth over marked brown boards, corners & edges a little bumped & worn. Spine, worn ink title to white paper label, edges bumped & worn. Internally, coloured frontis, additional…

£500 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: B. Blake

Cambridge Customs and Costumes Containing Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Vignettes

[ROGET John Lewis] 1828-1908

Rare Cambridge Satire, inscribed by the author VG, 1851, First & Only Edition, complete, in the original grey printed soft paper wrappers, as issued & then housed in a contemporary, worn red cloth binding. Internally, lithographed title page…

£750 | Published: 1851 | Publisher: Macmillan and Co; Ackermann and Co:

Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities

[SURTEES Robert Smith] 1805-1864

3rd ed, Good condition, 16 pls. In gilt pictorial cloth, colour faded, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, relaid, faded, titles in gilt, joints cracked, edges bumped and worn. Internally, coloured frontis, the additional coloured…

£50 | Published: 1869 | Publisher: George Routledge and Sons

Mr. Romford's Hounds

[SURTEES Robert Smith] 1806-1864

The Jorrocks edition ND but 1888 (Tooley), 74 engravings. In the publishers red cloth, bevelled edges, gilt title & illustration, black ink tooling, corners rubbed. Spine, faded, gilt titles, ink tooling edges bumped. Internally, half title,…

£30 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., Ld,

Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour

[SURTEES Robert Smith] 1806-1864

VG, ND but 1888 (Tooley), 103 engravings. In the publishers red cloth, bevelled edges, corners rubbed, gilt titles & illustrations, black ink tooling. Spine, faded, gilt titles & tooling, edges bumped. Internally, half title, title with…

£30 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., Ld,

"Ask Mamma;" or, The Richest Commoner in England

[SURTEES Robert Smith] 1806-1864

VG, 83 engravings, not dated but 1888 (Tooley). In the publishers red cloth, bevelled edges gilt titles & image, black ink tooling, corners rubbed. Spine, faded, gilt titles, gilt & black ink tooling, edges bumped. Internally, half title,…

£30 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., Ld,

The English Spy:

[WESTMACOTT Charles Molloy] 1787/8-1868 (Bernard Blackmantle Pseud.)

2 Vols, 1825 & 26, Near Fine, 1st ed 1st Issue, 72 pls (71 hand coloured 1 B&W), complete. In a superb full red morocco by Riviere and Son, tips a little brushed. Spines, raised bands, gilt titles, tiny spot to rear vol 1. Internally, white…

£1010 | Published: 1825 | Publisher: Sherwood, Jones and Co

Man in the Shower

ARNO Peter 1904-1968

In blue cloth, edges rubbed. Spine, gilt titles, edges bumped. In Fair DJ some loss. Internally, publishers mark, frontis, title, not paginated but 115 B&W full page cartoons, not dated but c1944. (287*221 mm).

£30 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd

The History of Johnny Quae Genus the Little Foundling

COMBE William 1742-1823

VG, 1st ed, 1822, 24 fine, hand coloured plates Of the Late Doctor Syntax: A Poem, by the Author of the Three Tours. In red half leather with marbled boards, gilt tooling. Spine has raised bands, gilt tooling and title, leather faded slightly.…

£425 | Published: 1822 | Publisher: R Ackermann

A Collection of cartoons

CYNICUS [Anderson Martin] 1854-1932

30 numbered & captioned colour lithographs, 250*190 mm, bound into a green cloth binding, no titles, depicting political scenes on thick card. c1900's. Remains of removed bookplate to fpd.

£300 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Unknown

Social Caricature in the Eighteenth Century

PASTON George 1860-1936 (pseud of Emily Morse SYMONDS)

In red quarter leather with older red cloth covers, a little bumped and worn at corners and edges, titles and tooling in gilt, faint library blind stamp to center. Spine, has title and tooling in gilt. Internally, new endpapers, halftitle, coloured…

£75 | Published: 1905 | Publisher: Methuen & Co

Absurdities A Book of Collected Drawings

ROBINSON Heath 1872-1944

VG, First edition, [1934], in the publishers illustrated boards, a little light soiling. Re-spined in green cloth with printed titles. Internally, half title, frontis, [4], (v-vi), 11-95 pp, [1], 90 humorous B&W illustrations, occasional light…

£100 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.