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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 123

    CHAPBOOKS -- A collection of 18 chapbooks including The Housekeeper and Butler's Guide; or, a System of Cookery, and Making of Wines. Adapted to the Use of Small and Private Families, [n.d.]; The Pleasing Art of Money-Catching, and the Way to Thrive, by turning a Penny to Advantage; with a new method of regulating daily expenses, [n.d.]. The Life of Richard Turpin, [n.d.]; The Comic Valentine Writer, 1857; The History of Will and Jean: or, the Sad Effects of Drunkenness, [n.d.], Odds and Ends, or, A Groat's-Worth of Fun for a Penny, [n.d.]. All Glasgow: Printed for the Booksellers, [c.1850 or as dated]. 24° (14 x 90mm). Titles within wood-engraved borders, vignettes and illustations (occasional light spotting). Bound in 6 volumes, modern tan cloth gilt. (6)

    Price Realised  

    CHAPBOOKS -- A collection of 18 chapbooks including The Housekeeper and Butler's Guide; or, a System of Cookery, and Making of Wines. Adapted to the Use of Small and Private Families, [n.d.]; The Pleasing Art of Money-Catching, and the Way to Thrive, by turning a Penny to Advantage; with a new method of regulating daily expenses, [n.d.]. The Life of Richard Turpin, [n.d.]; The Comic Valentine Writer, 1857; The History of Will and Jean: or, the Sad Effects of Drunkenness, [n.d.], Odds and Ends, or, A Groat's-Worth of Fun for a Penny, [n.d.]. All Glasgow: Printed for the Booksellers, [c.1850 or as dated]. 24° (14 x 90mm). Titles within wood-engraved borders, vignettes and illustations (occasional light spotting). Bound in 6 volumes, modern tan cloth gilt. (6)


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