Lot 28 of 515:
Trollope's copy of The Ingoldsby Legends  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and Marvels. By Thomas Ingoldsby, Esquire [pseud]
Author:
Barham, Richard Harris
Place:
London
Publisher:
Richard Bentley
Date:
1840
Description:

Engraved title and six plates (four by John Leech and two by George Cruikshank). 8vo, 19th century red calf, brown morocco label, gilt rules and lettering.  Bound without the half-title.  First Edition, second issue.

The first series of what was to become one of the most popular and reprinted of all works of Victorian literature. This copy is from the library of another popular Victorian author, Anthony Trollope, with his bookplate on the front paste-down. Two notes laid in to a former owner who was inquiring about what happened to Trollope's library. NCBEL III, 365; Cohn, Cruikshank, 50. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Edges worn and rubbed.
 
Item number:
300095a
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