Publisher: London: Vizetelly & Co., 1883.
Edition: First edition.
Condition: Cloth a little worn and soiled; very good copy.
Book ID: 11211
Description4to, original pictorial blue-green cloth, gilt lettering. 54 plates.
Comments¶ A wonderfully elaborate publication, a series of somewhat cynical sketches on types of characters, with chapters entitled “The Old Earl,” “The Dowager,” “The Family Solicitor,” “The Promising Son,” “The Rich Widow,” etc. Barnard’s illustrations almost perfectly interpret Murray’s satire.