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Author: WILBY (FREDERICK) Title: A Catalogue of the Books, Chiefly First Editions and Works Illustrated by the Celebrated Artists, Collected by Frederick Wilby.
Description: [Privately Printed by Billing and Sons, Guildford]. 1895. Small 4to, [iv],114pp., printed on large and hand-made paper, interleaved with hand-written additions and annotations (possibly the library copy?), cont. half red morocco, marbled sides, uncut, t.e.g. a nice copy. The rare privately printed library catalogue of books, chiefly first edition and with illustrations by selected artists. Includes a large section of Cruikshank, also Dickens, Phiz, Rowlandson. Wilby was a well known book collector and prominent in local affairs in Bishops Stortford. COPAC lists a single copy at the British Library.
Keywords: LIBRARY CATALOGUES CRUIKSHANK DICKENS PHIZ ROWLANDSON ANTIQUARIAN LIBRARY CATALOGUES
Price: GBP 295.00 = appr. US$ 421.26 Seller: Forest Books
- Book number: 26336