The Comic History of England (2 volumes)
London: Punch Offices, 1847. First editions. Each volume has ten hand coloured steel engravings, and numerous b/w wood engravings in the text - all by John Leech. Uniformly bound in brown cloth with gilt designs on the front panel. Gilt titling and designs on the spines. Cloth a little rubbed and starting to split at head of spine on Volume II. Original yellow endpapers with neat ex libris to the front of each. The plates are lovely and bright. A touch of foxing to the pages. Vol. I: xii, 320 pp; and Vol. II: xii, 304 pp. 230 x 150 mm (9 x 6 inches).