1864 Beautiful Tout Binding - INGOLDSBY LEGENDS, COLOR Illustrated by Cruikshank, Leech and Tenniel.
Author : INGOLDSBY, Thomas [BARHAM, The Rev.].
Title : The Ingoldsby Legends Or Mirth And Marvels. With Sixty illustrations (in Color) by George Cruikshank, John Leech and John Tenniel.
Publisher : London: Richard Bentley, 1864. First color illustrated de luxe edition.
Language : Text in English.
Size : 10 " X 7 ".
Pages : 530 pages.
Binding : Attractive fine binding, finely bound by Tout in full morocco, titles in gilt on spine, raised bands. An exceptional deluxe binding by TOUT binders! Under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, some foxing and staining - as shown).
Illustrations : Complete with the colour frontispiece and 59 hand colour plates by Cruikshank, Leech and Tenniel.
Estimate: (USD 1000 - USD 1250)
The book : Scarce and attractive First color illustrated edition by Bentley of the Ingoldsby Legends - a collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry written supposedly by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, actually a pen-name of an English clergyman named Richard Harris Barham.
The illustrator : Warwick Goble (22 November 1862 – 22 January 1943) was an illustrator of children's books. He specialized in Japanese and Indian themes.
Goble was born in Dalston, north London, the son of a commercial traveller, and educated and trained at the City of London School and the Westminster School of Art. He worked for a printer specializing in chromolithography and contributed to The Pall Mall Gazette and The Westminster Gazette.
The author : Richard Harris Barham (6 December 1788 – 17 June 1845) was an English cleric of the Church of England, a novelist and a humorous poet. He was known generally by his pseudonym Thomas Ingoldsby and as the author of The Ingoldsby Legends.
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