Sketches of Young Couples; with an Urgent Remonstrance to the Gentlemen of England...on the present alarming crisis... London: Chapman and Hall, 1840
8vo (158 x 101 mm.), first edition, frontispiece and five engraved plates by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz"), 4pp. of advertisements at the end, original pictorial blue-green paper boards, preserved in green cloth case and quarter green morocco slipcase, minor spotting, backstrip defective, upper hinge partially split, some wear and slight staining to covers
George Prideaux, armorial stamp; the American book collector and publisher Herschel V. Jones (1861-1928), green morocco book-label
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