PICTURES OF COMICAL PEOPLE: With Stories About Them. For Children of All Ages

By: (Grandville; et al)

Price: $45.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Boston, MA: Crosby and Nichols, 1862.. 1862.. Good. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in gilt with vignettes stamped in gilt on spine & with crosshatch pattern & multiple frames stamped in blind on both covers. The covers are bumped & rubbed with a small stain to the front cover. The gilt titling on the spine is faded. The head & tail of the spine are chipped & there is a small hole in the cloth of the mid-section. There are short tears to the joints. 364 pp. B&W frontispiece & pictorial title, plates & tail-pieces by Grandville and others, engraved by J. W. Orr. The front hinge is cracked & the front endpaper is lacking. There is an owner's small stamp on the flyleaf & there is scattered staining & light foxing.

Many of the stories are about animals and the book is wonderfully illustrated with engravings of animals in human dress.

Title: PICTURES OF COMICAL PEOPLE: With Stories About Them. For Children of All Ages

Author Name: (Grandville; et al)

Categories: Children's & Illustrated,

Publisher: Boston, MA: Crosby and Nichols, 1862.: 1862.

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 29542

Keywords: CHILDREN'S; ILLUSTRATED; ANIMALS; BEAR; DOG; FOX; ENGRAVINGS; PLATES; ILLUSTRATOR; GRANDVILLE; J. W. ORR; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY.