Mayhew (The Brothers), Paved With Gold or the Romance & Reality of the London Streets. An Unfashionable Novel. London, Chapman & Hall, March 1857 – March 1858, all 13 installments, custom boxed. Illustrations by H. K. Browne. Bookplate of The Joel Spitz Collection, Item 221, featuring the English painter and engraver, Henry Thomas Alken (1785-1851), who was also know as “Ben Talley O.”, with his color portrait. Condition is generally good, but Part XIII shows separation wear. All installments are present and complete, housed in a hard, folding cloth box.
Mayhew Brothers Paved with Gold March Original Installments 1857 March 1858 Joel Spitz Copy
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