Tall 8vo. (9 x 5.5 inches). pp.70. Quarter roan, red boards, rubbed. Gilt to spine. Coated blue endpapers. Front inner hinge cracked but textblock firm. A few marks and stains. Part of fore-edge margin to page 7 missing, not affecting text. A very good copy of a nineteenth-century facsimile edition. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap. Codice inventario libreria
Titolo: Joe Miller's Jests: Or the Wits Vade-Mecum ...
Casa editrice: T Read [1860s] 1739
Data di pubblicazione: 1860
Condizione libro: Very good
Edizione: Facsimile Reprint.
Descrizione libro no date., N.p., 70 pp. 8vo, full polished calf, rebacked retaining the original gilt spine. An 1860s facsimile of the 1739 edition. Light rubbing at corners; two pages tanned from something formerly laid into the book; otherwise fine. Codice libro della libreria 53384
Descrizione libro T READ, London & New York, 1739. Hard Cover , Condizione libro: Very Good. No Jacket. Reprint -. title & pages 1-70, quarter roan, probably lacks preface but the complete 247 witticisms present, printed & sold by T Read, London. * I suspect that this is the lithographed facsimile prepared in 1861 by Bellars - nothing to indicate this - but priced according to this assumption. *The most famous Joke Book of all time - 1st published in 1739. HARD COVER, NO DUST JACKET, NO MARKINGS, EXCELLENT CONDITION, SPLENDID VALUE Size: 9 x 6 Inches, 14 x 18 Cms. Hard Cover . Codice libro della libreria BK/7382
Descrizione libro T. Read, London. Octavo. 70pp. A facsimile of the original 1739 edition. Although the work is dated but with no reference to being a facsimile, the first edition was a 12mo. This partular copy is an octavo. It is most likely a mid to late 19th century edition. There is no frontispiece nor price on the title page as with the first edition. A very good copy bound in 1/4 red straight grained morocco over marbled paper covered boards, spine lettering gilt, edges rubbed, small chip to head. A very nice copy. Codice libro della libreria 002535
Descrizione libro G. Nursey, London, 1823. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. A very early edition NOT a Facsimile of first issue, (only noted date is on title page - but was originally issued c.1739). States "A New Edition". Lacks engravings. Three quarter leather is lightly rubbed/worn; still bright gilt spine title. LAID-IN is a 1903 purchase invoice from a NYC book dealer. Marbled end-papers. Front and rear free end-papers each have a small clipped piece. Light scattered foxing throughout. A period bookplate on front paste down. Last page of text has an approx. 1" closed 'tear'. Lacking rear blank end-paper. Fabulous item and priced to reflect the few 'blemishes'. 144 pages. Hard to find title. Codice libro della libreria 001366
Descrizione libro T. Read, London, 1739. hardcover. Condizione libro: near fine. First carefully collected in the Company, and many of them transcribed from the Mouth of the Facetious Gentleman, whose Name they bear; and now set forth and published by his lamentable Friend and former Companion, Elijah Jenkins, Esq. , 70pp. Thin 12mo, bound by Riviere in 19th century straight-grained olive green morocco, a.e.g. (lightly edgeworn but sound; light foxing and toning throughout; several bookplates on endpapers and one description mounted to flyleaf); housed in an attractive cloth-backed marbled board slipcase with leather spine label. London: Printed and Sold by T. Read, 1739. Genuine first edition with "Price One Shilling" at bottom of title. Scarce. Near fine. Extremely scarce. First edition of the most famous collection of anecdotes and humor. Compiled by Elijah Jenkins [pseudonym of John Mottley] partially from several other jestbooks. Mottley named the book in honor of Josias Miller, the famous comic actor who had died the previous year. --DNB; ESTC T124768. Codice libro della libreria 227332