1912 Courtship and Matrimony Holidays and Travel
What Our Customers Say...
Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
Two volumes of collected poems and short stories focusing on two topics, with 'Holidays and Travel' to one volume, and 'Matrimony and Courtship' to another. Ten volumes of this 'Fun Library' were published in total. These volumes are volumes I and IV in the set. Including 'Sketches at Brighton', 'An Incident at the Seaside', 'The Landlady of france', 'A Day at a Custom House', 'Daughters to Pell', 'Coquette and Prude', 'A Sprig of Lavender', 'The Shadow Kiss', 'Matrimonial Dictionary', and more. Illustrated with numerous in-text illustrations throughout, with coloured frontispieces and coloured title pages to each volume. Some of the illustrators featured are George Cruikshank, Phiz, Arthur Watts, John Leech, and Charles Keene. Complied by John Alexander Hammerton. Hammerton focused his literary career on reference works, working on Arthur Mee's 'Children's Encyclopedia' and 'Harmsworth's Universal Encyclopedia'. Undated, dated from Copac from copies held at the British Library.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. Light marking and rubbing to the boards, with minor fading to the spine. Light bumping to the head and tail of spine and extremities. Front hinge of 'Courtship and Matrimony' starting but firm close to the textblock. Internally, generally firmly bound, though lightly strained in places. Pages are bright and clean.
Delivery & payment
We send all of our books via courier which is a fully tracked and insured service. In our experience we find this to be the most reliable and quickest form of delivery. Our primary courier is DHL, but we are able to accommodate special requests if required, including postal delivery for items under 2kg. See More Details