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Penelope Wedgebone: The Supposed Heiress

Hort, Lieutenant-Colonel


J. & D.A. Darling



[vi], 196 pp. Eight hand-colored steel engraved plates, including frontispiece and pictorial title page. (8vo) 21x13.5 cm (8¼x5¼") early green half morocco and cloth, title in gilt on front, spine gilt, all edges gilt. First Edition.

A social satire with wonderful illustrations by an author and artist about whom almost nothing is recorded; even the publisher is obscure. Sadleir 1223; Wolff 3294.

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Binding lightly worn; title page trimmed into imprint at bottom, one tissue-guard lacking; very good.

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