Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated
Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated Punch Magazine 1861-65 Lot x 5 Leather Books complete year's runs illustrated
$ 550.00

(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Periodicals, Illustrated Magazines, Humor, Politics).

Punch: The London Chiarvari.
Published weekly, bound yearly, London by The Office of Punch.
5 volumes, each c. 500 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, thousands of wood engraved images. Each volume is a complete year of issues.

Attractive antiquarian 1/2 leather bindings, raised bands, gilt title lettering & compartment decorations, marbled covers & end papers. Years included in this lot: 1861-65.

Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition.

Bindings gently age worn as always, mostly light minor signs of careful handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, set remains overall attractive on the shelf.

Paper is gently toned, light evidence of inoffensive old damp staining to several volumes near the top edge of text block (easy to overlook or disregard when browsing the book, scarcely worthy of mention), still clean, tight, sound internally.

The set displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present appear to us easy to overlook or forgive. 

Please review photos for more detail showing how this set survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.

Books Measure c. 11 1/4" H x 8 1/2"W.

[B7308].