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Pierce Egan's Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry and Logic, in Their Pursuits Through Life in and Out of London by  Pierce Egan - First Edition - 1830 - from Temple Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

Pierce Egan's Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry and Logic, in Their Pursuits Through Life in and Out of London

by Egan, Pierce

Condition: Good+


London: G. Virtue, 1830. xvi, 368pp, plates. Later full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, remaining panels with volute corner pieces in blind, volutes in gilt to bands, covers with thick and thin fillet border surrounding a foliate frame in blind, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Modern reback, rubbed to extremities. Internally some off setting from engravings, otherwise quite bright and clean. Complete with thirty-six coloured engravings by Robert Cruikshank. This copy has the woodcuts on pages 40 and 42, which Tooley designates as the first issue, Abbey suggests no priority. One of the more uncommon of Egan's books. Tooley 197; Abbey Life 285. First Edition. Framed and Glazed. Good+. Illus. by Cruikshank, Robert. 8vo.
  • Bookseller: Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001311
  • Title: Pierce Egan's Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry and Logic, in Their Pursuits Through Life in and Out of London
  • Author: Egan, Pierce
  • Illustrator: Cruikshank, Robert
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good+
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G. Virtue
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1830
  • Keywords: Colour Plate, Noisbn
  • Size: 8vo


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