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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 168.5 US$ 199.72 | JP¥ 20926]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: hand-colored plates humor Griset collected illustrator

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