The English Spy, An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical and Humorous. Comprising Scenes and Sketches in Every Rank of Society, Being Portraits of the Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric, and Notorious (1825-1826 first edition, 2 volumes). Bernard Blackmantle, Robert Cruikshank, illustrators Thomas Rowlandson, pseudonym for Charles Molloy Westmacott.
The English Spy, An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical and Humorous. Comprising Scenes and Sketches in Every Rank of Society, Being Portraits of the Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric, and Notorious (1825-1826 first edition, 2 volumes)
The English Spy, An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical and Humorous. Comprising Scenes and Sketches in Every Rank of Society, Being Portraits of the Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric, and Notorious (1825-1826 first edition, 2 volumes)
The English Spy, An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical and Humorous. Comprising Scenes and Sketches in Every Rank of Society, Being Portraits of the Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric, and Notorious (1825-1826 first edition, 2 volumes)
The English Spy, An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical and Humorous. Comprising Scenes and Sketches in Every Rank of Society, Being Portraits of the Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric, and Notorious (1825-1826 first edition, 2 volumes)

The English Spy, An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical and Humorous. Comprising Scenes and Sketches in Every Rank of Society, Being Portraits of the Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric, and Notorious (1825-1826 first edition, 2 volumes)

London: Sherwood, Jones, and Co., 1825-1826. First printing. Hardcover. First edition, 1825-1826, 2 volumes, tall 8vo, bound in full dark aubergine morocco gilt with raised bands, handsome gilt decorated spine compartments, by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Very good set, with 71 handcolored plates mainly by Robert Cruikshank, 1 uncolored woodcut plate and many in-text illustrations, some neat strengthening of inner hinges with rice paper and scant evidence of neat restoration to three of the four outer joints, contents very good to fine, spine color has mellowed to a pleasing dark brown. Very Good. Item #H2845

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