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UNBROKEN 25-VOLUME SET OF PUNCH’S ANNUAL ALMANAC AND CALENDAR, ILLUSTRATED BY LEECH AND TENNIEL

LEECH, John. Punch’s Pocket Book (long run of 25 volumes). London, 1856. 25 volumes. Lengthy unbroken run of these wonderful 19th-century personal calendars and almanacs, from 1857 to 1881, with hand-colored folding frontispieces, illustrated title pages, and numerous in-text wood-engravings by John Leech and John Tenniel. $4500.

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SET OF SIX SURTEES HUNTING PARODIES, WITH HAND-COLORED PLATES BY LEECH AND BROWNE

SURTEES, Robert Smith. Handley Cross. WITH: Five other Surtees titles. London, 1880. Six volumes.

Early editions (printed from the original plates) of six vigorous and engaging Surtees comic novels, abounding with sharp social observations, illustrated with hand-colored plates and in-text line cuts by John Leech and Hablôt K. Browne. Handsomely bound by Lauriat of Boston. $1900.

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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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SUPERBLY BOUND SET OF THREE SURTEES HUNTING PARODIES IN FIRST EDITION, WITH HAND-COLORED PLATES BY LEECH AND BROWNE

SURTEES, Robert Smith. Handley Cross. WITH: Plain or Ringlets? WITH: Mr. Facey Romford’s Hounds

Handley Cross. London, 1854. Three volumes.

First single-volume editions in book form of three vigorous and engaging Surtees comic novels, abounding with sharp social observations, illustrated with hand-colored plates and in-text line cuts by John Leech and Hablôt K. Browne, and handsomely bound by Rivière & Son. $900.

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“AS SERIOUS ENGLISH GRAMMARS HAVE HITHERTO FAILED TO EFFECT THE DESIRED REFORMATION, WE ARE INDUCED TO ATTEMPT IT BY MEANS OF A COMIC ONE”

(LEECH, John, illustrator) [LEIGH, Percival]. The Comic English Grammar. London, 1851-52. Three volumes bound as one.

Early edition of Leigh’s “new and facetious introduction to the English tongue,” handsomely bound with two other contemporary works. $400.

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