London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
The Keepsake 1853  edited by Miss Power. With Beautifully Finished Engravings from Drawings by the First Artists, engraved under the superintendence of Mr Frederick A. Heath. London: David Bogue, 1853-54. 2 volumes, large 8° (237 x 163mm). Engraved plates. Original red cloth elaborately decorated in gilt and blind, gilt edges. FINE COPIES.
With 21 other 19th-century illustrated books including Henry Mayhew's 1851: or the Adventures of Mr and Mrs Sanboys (London, , illustrated by George Cruikshank), Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle ... Illustrated with Original Designs by Eminent Persons (New York, 1864), Yveling Rambaud's Little Walks in London (London, 1875, illustrated by John Leech), Howard Pyle's The Wonder Clock (New York, 1888, illustrated by Katharine Pyle), Thomas Strong Seccombe's Army and Navy Drolleries ... Second Edition (London, [c.1880]) and a number of annuals. (23)
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