The world of wit and humour.
London. Cassell, Petter & Galpin, [s.d., c. 1880]
8vo. xv, , 480pp. With an engraved frontispiece, a further nine engraved plates, and numerous illustrations in the text. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Early inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, foxed.
A anthology of entertaining and satirical stories by a plethora of highly-regarded nineteenth-century humorists (including Mark Twain) edited by prolific novelist George Manville Fenn (1831-1909), first published in 1871.£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 24745