Bradbury Agnew, 1875, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Unstated
BURNAND, F.C. About Buying a Horse &c. &c., London: Bradbury Agnew, 1875. 12mo, priority unknown to me, xii, 291, contemporary marbled paper-covered boards three-quarter-bound in black morocco, gilt lettering and floral decoration to spine, top edge gilt, former owner's name on a fly page. Francis Cowley Burnand wrote an enormous number of lightweight plays, including for Gilbert & Sullivan, and wrote for and edited Punch magazine. This horse-buying memoir is scarce in the marketplace but widely held in institutional libraries, according to OCLC Worldcat. The book also includes the briefer works "The Story of My Legal Examination," "My Aunt's Great Police Case," and "Our Representative Man." Condition of this book: Wear at extremities, overall very good. Size: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; 19th century; Humour. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53109.