“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.