A Christmas and New Year’s present for 1828. Edited by Frederic Shoberl.

London, R. Ackermann, 1827.


12mo pp. 418 (iv advertisements). Contains 12 illustrations engraved on steel after the popular painters of those days, including one fine plate after John Martin. Also containing a full page specimen of Congreve, printing with an embossed decoration in the style of Wedgeworth biscuit ware on a light-green background. Publisher’s apple green boards with all-over printed decoration, hinges cracking but not loose, otherwise a very clean copy in fine condition, and with the original slipcase which is rarely met with, a.e.g. Faxon 1304.