GILBERT, W. S.
The Bab Ballads.
With which are included Songs of a Savoyard. With 350 illustrations by the author.
First published in 1868. A lovely example of an onlay by the Spottiswoode bindery.
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Octavo. Contemporary green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, pictorial onlay of a child playing the piano to the front board, rules to turn-ins, plain cream endpapers, gilt edges. With black and white illustrations. School prize bookplate to front pastedown and inscription to front free endpaper, partial toning to endpapers, spine rubbed faded to brown, corners worn, an attractive binding in very good condition.