HISTORY, OPINIONS, AND LUCUBRATIONS, OF ISAAC BICKERSTAFF, Esq. From the "Tatler," by Steele and Addison. With Introduction, Notes, and Illustrations by H.R. Montgomery...Illustrated with a Series of Photographs.
London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1861. Octavo, hardcover, original black bead grain cloth decorated with pink dots, paper spine label, light brown endpapers. pp viii, (xviii), 304 plus 24 pp publisher's catalogue. Extensive notes at rear. Ads on front and rear pastedowns. With eleven actual photographs (of prints) pasted in within tan panels. Spine label tanned and lightly rubbed, with small chips at head; two small splits to joints; spine very lightly sunned; plates have light foxing, with some puckering to the paper from the pasting-in of the photos; else a near fine copy, hinges not cracked. With the pencil ownership signature of Roger Senhouse, British publisher, translator, and Lytton Strachey's last lover.. A selection from Addison & Steele's THE TATLER (first pub. 1710-11), illustrated with actual photographs, though since they are of engravings, they seem to have been employed for novelty more than anything else.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover