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 GREENWOOD, JAMES (1832-1929), THE HATCHET THROWERS. By James Greenwood. With thirty-six illustrations, drawn on wood, by Erhest Griset, from his original designs.
GREENWOOD, JAMES (1832-1929)
THE HATCHET THROWERS. By James Greenwood. With thirty-six illustrations, drawn on wood, by Erhest Griset, from his original designs.
London, John Camden Hotten 1st edition 1866 Hand-coloured plates (24 full page plates +12 hand-coloured text illustrations) by Ernest Griset. . Small quarto blue gilt pictorial cloth spine gilt titled (tips and edges of spine very worn) 164pp + [12]pp pictorial publisher's catalogue. A very few isolated foxings and inner hinge paper worn through but scrim unbroken. Inscriptions to fly leaf, one Harry Enfield Llandudno dated Christmas 1865, other Barry Hirst later. *Marvelous humorous travel stories with fine woodcut illustrations hand-coloured.
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Book number: V73206
GBP 154.00 [Appr.: EURO 168.25 US$ 198.98 | JPĽ 20807]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: hand-colored plates humor Griset collected illustrator

 GREENWOOD, JAMES 1832-1929, The seven curses of London
GREENWOOD, JAMES 1832-1929
The seven curses of London
London : S. Rivers and Co. 1869. First Edition. Good copy in the original title-blocked pictorial cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains preserved overall; tight. bright. clean and strong. by James Greenwood. the 'Amateur casual.'. Physical description; viii. 461 p. : frontis. (port.) ; 20 cm. Notes; Publisher's advertisements ([2] p.) bound in at end. Contents; Neglected children -- Professional thieves -- Professional beggars -- Fallen women -- The curse of drunkeness -- Betting gamblers -- Waste of charity. Subjects; Social history — 19th century — England — London. Crime — England — London — History — 19th century. Crime and criminals — England — London. London (England) — Social conditions — History. London (England) — Moral conditions — 19th century. London (England) — Social conditions — 19th century. Street life. Street tradesmen. Poverty. Working class. Novels. Social environment. Social behaviour. Genre; Illustrated. Weight in Kg appr.:
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Book number: 245061
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