London, South Kensington
4 December 2003
Langley's Inhabitants of the Four Quarters of the Globe, London: E. Langley, [c. 1820]. 8° (185 x 115mm). 8 hand-coloured engraved illustrations. (Occasional very light offsetting.) Original printed wrappers (backstrip worn).
The Costume, Manners and Peculiarities of Different Inhabitants of the Globe, calculated to instruct and amuse the little folks of all countries, London: for J. Harris and Son, 1821. 8° (180 x 110mm). 16 hand-coloured engraved illustrations. (Occasional light spots or thumbmarks.) Original printed wrappers (wear to backstrip, some creases and light soiling). Provenance: Mary Ann Thompson Watts (signatures on upper cover and verso). FIRST EDITION. Osborne 2, 802 (listing the 1831 edition); not in Colas.
With Costumes, or a Short Sketch of the Manners and Customs of the Principal Foreign Inhabitants of the Globe (London, [n.d.], defective). (3)
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