Geographical Fun: Being Humourous Outlines of Various Countries. With an Introduction and Descriptive Lines.

By: “ALEPH” [HARVEY, William Henry]

Price: £2,200.00

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4to. pp. [6], 12 coloured maps, [2, publisher’s adverts]. Original cloth backed printed boards a little worn, the whole is loose, stitching worn. Curiously printed “A Present from the Isle of Man” on the front cover. The introduction describes these caricature maps as the work of a "young lady... in her fifteenth year." The introduction itself and accompanying four lines of verse beneath each map are ascribed to "Aleph" on the title-page, but the book was in fact a posthumous work by William Harvey, wood-engraver, illustrator and writer of verse for children. The 12 chromolithographed, anthropomorphic maps comprise: England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Prussia, Germany, Holland & Belgium, Denmark and Russia.

Title: Geographical Fun: Being Humourous Outlines of Various Countries. With an Introduction and Descriptive Lines.

Author Name: “ALEPH” [HARVEY, William Henry]

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Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, [1868]:

Seller ID: 38803