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THE NEW ENGLISH WARBLER and THE LITTLE ENGLISH WARBLER. by ANONYMOUS.   Miniature book.: - Hardcover - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 34954)

THE NEW ENGLISH WARBLER and THE LITTLE ENGLISH WARBLER.

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THE NEW ENGLISH WARBLER and THE LITTLE ENGLISH WARBLER.

by ANONYMOUS. Miniature book.:

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Derby, Thomas Richardson, (1840).. Edition unknown circa 1840, miniature book approximately 70 x 42 mm, 2¾ x 1¾ inches, LACKING HALF THE DOUBLE PAGE FOLDING HAND COLOURED FRONTISPIECE OF THE RED CROSS KNIGHT, present is the title page with hand coloured vignette: "The Light Guitar". In 2 parts, pages: (2), (9)-146, including 5 page index; (9)-146 including 5 page index, PART II LACKING FOLDING FRONTISPIECE AND TITLE PAGE, bound in full red leather, gilt rules and gilt title to spine, pink endpapers. No music. Tiny chip at tail of spine, 20 mm (¾") crack at foot of lower hinge, leather slightly stained, corners slightly worn, faint inscription and old sums on front endpapers, rear endpapers slightly soiled, fore-edge of title page well thumbed as are many pages, mainly near beginning, light stain to margin of pages 52, 54 and 55, all easily legible, many pages dusty, some very lightly soiled, name in ink in top margin of page 101, another on page 52 of Part II, final page of index in Part II browned. A good set of 2 uncommon titles (frontispiece defective in Part I, frontispiece and title page lacking in Part II). Copac lists a few copies of The Little English Warbler, first published in 1803 in Edinburgh by Oliver & Co. Welsh, Bibliography of Miniature Books, No. 4443 listing only The Little English Warbler; Bondy, Miniature Books, page 150 listing only The Little Warbler "the best known English collection of songs" published in Edinburgh in 1803. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
34954
Title
THE NEW ENGLISH WARBLER and THE LITTLE ENGLISH WARBLER.
Author
ANONYMOUS. Miniature book.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
Derby, Thomas Richardson, (1840).
Keywords
english songs miniature book warbler songster

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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