Item #17572 The History of the Catnach Press at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in Noethumberland, and Seven Dials, London. Charles Hindley.
The History of the Catnach Press at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in Noethumberland, and Seven Dials, London.
The History of the Catnach Press at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in Noethumberland, and Seven Dials, London.
The History of the Catnach Press at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in Noethumberland, and Seven Dials, London.
The History of the Catnach Press at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in Noethumberland, and Seven Dials, London.
The History of the Catnach Press at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in Noethumberland, and Seven Dials, London.

The History of the Catnach Press at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in Noethumberland, and Seven Dials, London.

London: Charles Hindley (The Younger), 1887. First trade edition of the revised and enlarged edition, preceded by the 1869 first edition (250 copies) and the 1886 large paper issue of this edition (250 copies). Numerous full- and partial-page illustrations, a few colored. Spine label browned, a little light foxing. Overall a very good copy of a fragile book. Original ecru linen with printed paper labels on front cover and spine. Octavo. xli, 308 pp. Item #17572

A history of the press run by ballad-monger and chapbook salesman James Catnach (1792-1841), with extensive extracts from his children's books, accounts and ballads of famed murders, etc.

Price: $275.00

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