The Ingoldsby legends Or Mirth And Marvels By Thomas Ingoldsby Esquire. First - Third Series.
First Editions; Demy 8vo; pp. Vol.1. x, 338, [ii]; Vol. II. xii, 288; Vol. III. x, 364; nineteen inserted plates comprising seventeen etchings by Buss (one), George Cruikshank (eight), and John Leech (eight), and two engraved portraits of Barham, a handsome set in modern crushed morocco raised bands gilt decoration, title lettered in gilt on spines, top edges gilt, with the original cloth bound in at the back of each volume; page 236 is blank (printed slip found inserted in some published copies which have page 236 blank is not present in this copy), fine set. London, Richard Bentley, 1840-1847. Material original published in Bentley's Miscellany, collected in book form in three volumes (1840- 1847). Barham's collection of humorous and sometimes macabre stories is illustrated in the edition by three of the most accomplished caricaturists of the Victorian era.
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Keywords: Literature English Supernatural Prose Verse