Guy Mannering, the Astrologer, or The Prophecy of Meg Merrilies, the Gipsey.

London: Printed for W. Hone, 1816. First edition. Boards a bit soiled, a little foxing. Bookplate. Front cover detached. A good copy of an early piece work by George Cruikshank, aside from the missing leaf. Three-quarters red morocco over pink boards, gilt spine, all edges gilt. Twelvemo. Engraved title-page, with hand-colored vignette, hand-colored frontispiece, and pp. 5-26. The post script (pp. 27-8) has been lost in rebinding. Item #11772

Cohn 374.

Price: $200.00

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