The Vicar of Wakefield.

Chiswick, C. Whittingham, 1819.

£50

Small 12mo. (book block 5 x 3.5 inches), pp. 220. Rebound 1980 in apple-green linen (Emmanuel Pedersen, Copenhagen) with brown leather title piece on the back. A very nice copy in a style matching the new cloth binding.

With 35 wood engraved vignettes by John Thompson (1785-1866), “the best English wood engraver of the present day [1839]. In the engraving of small cuts Mr. Thompson has never had an equal” (Chatto & Jackson, p. 632-3).

X31