1887 PRINCE LEOPOLD Ex-Libris - INGOLDSBY LEGENDS Illustrated by Cruikshank, Leech and Barham in a Beautiful Ramage Binding.
Author : INGOLDSBY, Thomas [BARHAM, The Rev.].
Title: The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels. The Carmine Edition. With twenty illustrations on steel by Cruikshank, Leech and Barham.
Publisher : London: Richard Bentley & Son, Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, 1887. The Carmine Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: xiii-546 pages.
Binding: Attractive and fine binding, finely bound by Ramage in full brown morocco, titles in gilt on spine, raised bands (hinges fine). An exceptional deluxe binding by Ramage binders for Prince Leopold! Under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright and tight, rare light foxing and staining - as shown, ex-libris of Prince Leopold, the youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful engraved titles; portraits; plates by Cruikshank, Leech, and Barham; text illustrations and decorations.
The book: Beautiful and attractive copy of the Carmine Edition by Richard Bentley & Son that was dedicated to Prince Leopold, the youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert!
The illustrator: George Cruikshank (27 September 1792 – 1 February 1878) was a British caricaturist and book illustrator, praised as the "modern Hogarth" during his life. His book illustrations for his friend Charles Dickens, and many other authors, reached an international audience.
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.
The previous owner: Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, KG, KT, GCSI, GCMG, GCStJ (Leopold George Duncan Albert; 7 April 1853 – 28 March 1884) was the eighth child and youngest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Leopold was later created Duke of Albany, Earl of Clarence, and Baron Arklow. He had hemophilia, which led to his death at the age of 30.
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