MINOR MORALS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, WONDERFULLY ILLUSTRATED BY CRUIKSHANK AND HEATH, BEAUTIFULLY BOUND KELLIEGRAM-STYLE BY LAURIAT IN ELABORATE FULL MOROCCO-GILT WITH INLAID MOROCCO COVER ILLUSTRATION
BOWRING, John. Minor Morals for Young People. London, 1834.
First edition of this collection of didactic travel stories meant to teach young people virtuous behavior, with engraved plates by Heath and Cruikshank, beautifully bound in an elaborate full morocco-gilt Kelliegram-style binding by Charles E. Lauriat featuring a five-color morocco inlaid cover portrait of a soldier. $2500.