1887 Rare Carmine Edition bound by Ramage - INGOLDSBY LEGENDS Illustrated by Cruikshank, Leech and Barham.
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 near fine binding, finely bound by Ramage (unsigned) in full burgundy morocco, titles in gilt on spine, raised bands (hinges fine, spine slightly sunned) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright and tight, rare light foxing and staining - mainly on the last page - as shown, newspaper clip on first blank and name of a previous 1895 owner on the second blank - as shown). All edges gilt.
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 with the wonderful Illustrations by Cruikshank, Leech and Barham!
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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