Lot 390 of 459:
Adventures of Jack of the Mill 1844  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$60
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
The Life and Adventures of Jack of the Mill: Commonly Called Lord Othmill...A Fireside Story
Author:
Howitt, William
Place:
London
Publisher:
Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans
Date:
1844
Description:

2 volumes. wvi, 263; [2]. 276 pp. Vignette title pages and illustrations in the text. (12mo) 17x10 cm (7x4"), original gilt decorated and pictorial green cloth by Westleys & Co. First Edition.

A children’s tale of the adventures of a boy in England “ages ago,” by the husband of author and translator Mary Howitt. With the bookplate of Frank Hadley on the front paste-downs, and the binder’s ticket of Westleys & Co., Friar St., London, on the rear paste-down of vol. 1. A fine example of an elaborate Westleys trade binding. Scarce.

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Condition:
Light rubbing to extremities; a handsome, solid set; near fine.
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Item number:
290768a
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