Curiosities of Street Literature; Comprising "Cocks," or "Catchpennies," a Large and Curious Assortment of Street-Drolliers, Sqibs, Histories, Comic Tales in Prose and Verse, Broadsides on the Royal Family, Political Litanies, Dialogues, Catechisms, Acts of Parliament, Street Political Papers, a Variety of "Ballads on a Subject," Dying Speeches, and Confessions; ...

London: Reeves and Turner, 1871. First edition, 1/100 copies of the Large Post 4to issue (of 456 printed in various formats). 4to. (3), ii, (2), (8), 237, 8 pp. [printed rectos only]. Reprints 237 examples of the ephemeral street literature of the Victorian era, many illustrated. Original quarter-roan, gilt, and cloth, gilt spine title, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Very good. (1492). Item #54461

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