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A Romance of a Mince-Pie; an Incident in the Life of John Chirrup, of Forty-Winks, Pastry-Cook and Confectioner. With numerous illustrations by Phiz.

Reach, Angus B.

  • Publication details - London: D. Bogue
  • Date - 1848

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Description:

FIRST EDITION, 16mo, pp. 104. Contemporary blue cloth, boards and spine blocked in gilt. One or two faint spots.


Notes:

A humerous novella by Angus Bethune Reach (1821-1856), an Inverness-born journalist who wrote for numerous publications (in the process helping inspire Mayhew's London Labour and the London Poor). Among them was a short-lived imitation of Punch started by Henry and James Vizetelly, who in their capacity and printers and engravers produced this volume for David Bogue.

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