1891. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1891.
2 vols., 8vo, xvi, 268; viii, 306, 48 pp. Portrait frontispiece and numerous plates and in-text illustrations. With 48pp. publisher's catalogue dated November 1881. Original red cloth, backstrips lettered in gilt, gilt device on upper covers. Cloth a little rubbed and spotted, frontispiece of vol.2. loose, notes on front free endpapers, scattered foxing, very good.
§ Second edition. The first substantial biography of the prolific illustrator John Leech, best known for his cartoons and caricatures for Punch magazine and for his illustrations for the first edition of Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Item #122509