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

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

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

[The Christening Procession of Prince Taffy]

DOYLE Richard 1824-1883

Caricatures of royalty and others in the baptismal procession for the future King Edward VII. Uncommon. Bound without the pictorial wrappers, in contemporary quarter brown roan over marbled boards, twenty four hand coloured lithographed…

£1000 | 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