Lot 102 of 429:
Young Lady's Book w/Cruikshank illustrations  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Elegant Recreations, Exercises, and Pursuits.
Author:
Place:
London
Publisher:
Vizetelly Branston and Co.
Date:
1829
Description:

504, [2] pp. With text illustrations throughout. (12mo) 16x9.5 cm (6½x4"), period gilt stamped leather, gilt decorated spine, all edges gilt. First Edition.

With the armorial bookplate of William Dunville. A charming, handsomely bound volume for young ladies, with illustrations attributed to Cruikshank. Includes chapters on painting, embroidery, the aviary, conchology and more.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light staining to leather with rubbing to extremities; early ownership signature, a bit of light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
306769
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