LISLE, Joe. Play Upon Words

London, Thomas McLean, 1828.




£ 1,400


Oblong 4to. British humour of very low quality in an English classic of Georgian caricature. Generally in good condition internally, just some occasional yellowing or very light soiling, or negligible thumb marks, throughout. 40 hand coloured plates, including frontispiece. Plate 26 with tear at foot, not affecting the illustration. Three-Quarter sheep, dyed in dark green colour. Brown buckram over covers. Gilt title stamped to spine. A excellent copy. A.e.g.