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GILBERT A. A'BECKETT

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“TO BLEND AMUSEMENT WITH INSTRUCTION”

A'BECKETT, Gilbert A. The Comic History of England, The Comic History of Rome. London, circa 188.

Early editions of these irreverent recountings of British and Roman histories, illustrated with hundreds of in-text woodcuts and 30 hand-colored etchings by famous satirical artist John Leech, handsomely bound by Stikeman. $1600.

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“TO BLEND AMUSEMENT WITH INSTRUCTION”

A'BECKETT, Gilbert A. Comic History of England, The Comic History of Rome. London, circa 1865. Two volumes.

Early editions of these irreverent recountings of British and Roman histories, illustrated with hundreds of in-text woodcuts and 30 hand-colored etchings by famous satirical artist John Leech, handsomely bound. $1600.

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THE COMIC HISTORIES OF ENGLAND AND ROME, WITH 30 HAND-COLORED PLATES BY JOHN LEECH, FIRST EDITIONS IN THE ORIGINAL PARTS

A'BECKETT, Gilbert A. The Comic History of England, The Comic History of Rome. London

London, July 1846-February 1848; 1851. Twenty parts; ten parts in nine.

First editions—in the scarce original serialized parts—of these irreverent recountings of British and Roman histories, illustrated with hundreds of in-text woodcuts and 30 hand-colored etchings by famous satirical artist John Leech. $1500.

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