“AT ONCE TOOK THEIR HIGH PLACE IN HUMOROUS LITERATURE”
INGOLDSBY, Thomas [BARHAM, Richard Harris]. The Ingoldsby Legends. London, 1855. Three volumes. Later edition of these comical collections of light verse, myths, historical lore and supernatural tales, wildly popular among Victorian readers, illustrated with engraved title pages, in-text decorations and 20 plates after George Cruikshank and John Leech, handsomely bound by Morrell. $1500.