Humour, Wit & Satire of the Seventeenth Century
Collected and Illustrated by John Ashton
Chatto and Windus, 1883, illustrated frontispiece, in text illustrations, hardcover with leather spine and corners, marbled fore-edges,
Good Condition, bookplate residue on front pastedown, library stamp to title page and another in the margin at page 197, binding firm and square, text block clean and bright.
'The author wrote several other books on English popular culture, including Chap-Books of the Eighteenth Century, Social Life in the Reign of Queen Anne, and the Leadenhall Press publication, A History of English Lotteries. Survey of the Seventeenth century's best humour, illustrated by the author's own excellent wood-engravings.'