Hood’s Own: or, Laughter from Year to Year. [With:] Hood’s Own . . . with a Preface by His Son. Second Series.

Publisher: London: A. H. Baily and Co., 1839; London: Edward Moxon, 1861.
Edition: First edition of both series.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL III, 359; Gilmour, “Some Uncollected Authors,” The Book Collector vol. 4, 1955, page 243.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; fine copy.
Book ID: 27738


2 vols, 8vo, dark green half morocco by Matthews, marbled paper boards, gilt decorated and lettered spines, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Frontis in each volume, title-page vignettes, and numerous illustrations in the text by the author.


¶ A fine collection of the writings of Thomas Hood ((1799-1845): "A medley of prose, verse and pictures from the Comic Annuals, together with some new material, including the important Literary Reminiscences," - Gilmour. Distinguished provenance: On the front paste-downs are the bookplates of Robert Hoe, H. L. Tevis and John Francis Neylan. This copy was almost certainly bound for Hoe by Matthews.

Price: $450.00

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