KNICKERBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW YORK

The Joseph Jefferson edition. Two volumes. Signed by Joseph Jefferson. Beautiful full blue morocco by The Trautz-Bauzonnet Bindery. Gilt decoration and morocco onlaid flowers in two colours to the upper and lower boards, four raised bands with titles and gilt decorated compartments to the spine. Front and rear inner boards with central colour morocco onlaid rose, gilt decoration and borders. Blue silk endpapers. Top edge gilt. Hand-coloured frontispiece illustration and 72 illustrations throughout the text of volume I; Hand coloured frontispiece and 83 illustrations throughout the text of volume II. Spines lightly faded and a hint of rubbing at the edges otherwise a fine, exquisitely bound copy.

Numbered 76 of 250 copies, volume one with an original autograph of the famous American actor and comedian Joseph "Joe" Jefferson tipped onto the limitation page.

Stock code: 15241

£480

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