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Lot 0092
  • Item: The Old Sailor's Jolly Boat, Laden With Tales, Yarns, Scraps, Fragments to Please All Hands, Pulled by Wit, Fun, Humor, and Pathos
  • First Edition
  • Author: M. H. Barker
  • Publishing: W. Strange, 1844
  • Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches

    This is the 1844 W. Strange publication of The Old Sailor's Jolly Boat, Laden With Tales, Yarns, Scraps, Fragments to Please All Hands, Pulled by Wit, Fun, Humor, and Pathos (456 pages), steered by M. H. Barker, with 24 full page Robert Cruikshank (brother of George Cruikshank) engravings. The cover, brown leather spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decoration and lettering, leather outside corners, marbled paper boards, is in good condition, with moderate edge wear, scuffs to the spine and corners, and a notable stain to the upper outside front corner, but with no other prominent stains, a straight spine, a solid attachment to the inside, and little color fade. The only attachment is the personal bookplate of the Rev. J. Tuttle Smith, to the front inside cover. There is no writing. The end pages are moderately foxed, and there are recurrent spot stains and sunned borders. Most pages are clean. There is no fade to the Cruikshank illustrations. All the text is clearly legible. The binding is tight, with no loose or missing pages. There are no page tears and few creases.

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  • Location: This item ships from Connecticut.

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  • Condition

    Book Condition: Good

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    The Old Sailor's Jolly Boat, Laden With Tales

    Estimate $100 - $150Feb 5, 2017
    New York, NY, USA