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Comic memoirs of an umbrella  

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The Memoirs of an Umbrella

Rodwell, George Herbert


E. MacKenzie



168 pages. Frontis portrait and 68 engravings in the text by Landells from designs by Phiz. (4to) contemporary blindstamped and gilt decorated red cloth by J. J. Smith, Binder, Ivy Lane. First Edition.

The comic memoirs of an umbrella as it sees all on its trips through London with its master. Rodwell (1800-52) was primarily a musician and dramatist (there is one musical composition in the text here), but he wrote a few comic works of fiction. The illustrations by Browne are particularly striking and lavish.

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Binding worn and soiled; very good.

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