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The Oak an Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Part I | May 1868

$750.00

The Oak, an Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Part I, May, 1868. London: Houlston & Wright, Paternoster Row, 1868. [xvi; double frontispiece: Disraeli and a George Cruikshank illustration for  “Aesop Revived”; 64 pages; vi] 22.5 cm.  8vo.

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The Oak, an Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Part I, May, 1868. London: Houlston & Wright, Paternoster Row, 1868. [xvi; double frontispiece: Disraeli and a George Cruikshank illustration for  “Aesop Revived,” “The Yokel and the Acorn”; 64 pages; vi] 22.5 cm.  8vo. Advertising on the verso of the covers, 16 pages of introductory advertising and 6 pages following the text. The portrait of Disraeli was drawn by Jack Dodds from a photograph by Southall.  A biographical sketch of Disraeli is a featured article. This copy has not been opened. This is the first issue. One other copy is located at Yale. Covers detached. Internal condition near-pristine. First edition. Cohn 608 is a later printing.

The Oak an Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Part I | May 1868

The Oak an Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Part I | May 1868

The Oak an Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Part I | May 1868