The comic history of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Г  Beckett

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Statementillustrated by John Leech.
ContributionsLeach, John.
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The Comic History of Rome features - A hilarious, thoroughly memorable account of Roman History - 10 steel engravings + 98 wood engravings From the Author From the Preface: "This work has been prompted by a very serious desire to instruct those who, though willing to acquire information, seek in doing so as much amusement as possible/5(5).

Beckett's The Comic History of Rome, first published in London inis now available in a reprint. The author's intent is to combine instruction with amusement. Readers will welcome Beckett's humor and witty representation of great chapters of Roman history from the earliest times to the death of Caesar/5.

THE COMIC HISTORY OF ENGLAND AND THE COMIC HISTORY OF ROME [COMPLETE IN 6 VOLUMES] Author A'Beckett, Gilbert A Illustrator John Leech () Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket Binding Hardcover Publisher Bradbury, Agnew & Co.

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Dark blue 1/4 cloth, tan cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. Cover cloth is lightly soiled and shows a few minor marks, mild rubbing to spine extremities and along bottom edge, now protected in a clear acetate sleeve.

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d. 1st. Hardcover. Three volume set. ENGLAND is illustrated wIth 20 hand coloured steel engravings, and woodcuts and ROME is illustrated with 10 hand coloured steel engravings and 98 woodcuts by John Leech.

Bound by Birdsall in full red morocco with the covers and the spines stamped in Edition: 1st.

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