The Comic Blackstone. Revised and Extended by Arthur Wm. A'Beckett.; With ten full-page coloured illustrations & others by Harry Furniss.

London: Bradbury, Agnew, 1887. New and revised edition (first published in 1844), but the first edition with the Furniss illustrations. 8vo. xxviii, 324 pp. In-text illustrations from wood engravings, color plates. Originally issued in parts, 1844-1846, with illustrations by George Cruikshank, a number of editions of this parody on the law appeared through the 19th century. CBEL III, p. 599. Owner's inscription, front hinge weak, a little foxing, else very good. Somewhat later red half-morocco (rubbed) and cloth, gilt rules and title on spine, marbled endpapers and edges, by "Charles Winstanley, Manchester". (#6376). Item #59339

Price: $125.00

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