London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
KEEPSAKE ANNUALS. The Keepsake for 1828 [1838, 1848, 1851 & 1857]. London: various imprints, 1827[-56]. 5 volumes, small and large 8°. Numerous engraved portraits and plates (some foxing). 1828 volume original red watered silk, others original decorated cloth, not uniform, all but one gilt, gilt edges (volume for 1838 a little waterstained), all in folding buckram boxes. Provenance: Anthony David Estill (book-label in 4 volumes).
Forget me not: a Christmas and New Year's Present for 1826. London: R. Ackermann, . Engraved title, engraved frontispiece and 12 plates after Westall (a little offsetting). Original green glazed pictorial boards, gilt edges, cardboard slipcase with green glazed labels bearing the same decoration as on the covers of the binding (slightly rubbed and darkened).
With 6 other works, including Mary and William Howitt Ruined Abbeys and Castles of Great Britain (London, 1862, 2 vols.), 4 in papier-mâché bindings. (12)
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