Sheridan, Louisa Henrietta, The Comic Offering; or Ladies’ Melange of Literary Mirth, for MDCCCXXXII. Edited by Louisa Henrietta Sheridan. London, Smith, Elder and Co., Cornhill, 1832. Expanded version of the first edition in a deluxe embossed comedic binding signed by De La Rue & Co. 16 cm. [xii; 373 pages; final blank] Double frontispiece and 68 additional illustrations; 41 article-entries in contents. Dedicated: “To the Ladies of Great Britain this second volume of the Comic Offering is respectfully inscribed.” Coroneted owner’s embossed stamp on title page. Front hinge cracked, front cover reinforced. Page edges gilt. A good copy in a thematic De La Rue binding.
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