The Jest Book. The Choicest Anecdotes and Sayings by Mark Lemon. Published by Macmillan & Co., London., 1864. First Edition, First Thousand Printing. Golden Treasury Series. 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall., 361pp. with tissue guarded title illustrations; index, publisher’s advertisement at end. Forest green boards with gilt panelled boards, gilt medallion front board and blindstamped to rear, gilt spine titles, dark brown endpapers. In very nice condition: penciled name to half-title page with light toning to text block; otherwise, contents are in clean, unmarked condition. Contemporaneous small bookseller label: James Maclehose, Bookseller, 61 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow. Binding is firm, boards have some wear with rubbing to edges, most pronounced front lower corner.
The Jest Book. The Choicest Anecdotes and Sayings, Mark Lemon – 1864 First EditionFiction, Fiction Literary & Popular, First Edition, Performing Arts, Vintage Charm
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