Penelope Wedgebone: the Supposed Heiress . . . Embellished with Eight Coloured Etchings on Steel, by Alfred Ashley. LIEUTENANT-COLONEL HORT.

Penelope Wedgebone: the Supposed Heiress . . . Embellished with Eight Coloured Etchings on Steel, by Alfred Ashley.

Publisher: London: J. & D. A. Darling, [1850].
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Sadleir 1223; Wolff 3294.
Condition: The pictorial title was trimmed a little closely during binding, shaving the imprint; the printed title page was not affected; very good copy.
Book ID: 17482

Description

8vo, contemporary green half morocco, green cloth sides, a.e.g., gilt decorated and lettered spine. Frontis, pictorial title and six colored plates.

Comments

¶ A social satire with wonderful illustrations by an author and artist about whom almost nothing is recorded; even the publisher is obscure. Hort wrote a few other similar titles (The Man who Eloped with His Wife, etc), a couple of which were also illustrated by Ashley.

Price: $300.00