Sale 18BP01 | Lot 183

HEATH, W.[ILLIAM] Good Dinners. Dress'd by W. Heath and Served by Thos. McLean at the Hotel in the Haymarket.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 183
HEATH, W.[ILLIAM] Good Dinners. Dress'd by W. Heath and Served by Thos. McLean at the Hotel in the Haymarket.
London: Thomas McLean, 1824. First edition. 19th century pigskin with the devices in gilt of Henry Arthur Johnstone, full leather pastedown and endsheet. 10 x 13 1/2 inches (25 x 34 cm); nine hand-colored plates including the title, original front wrapper bound-in. The binding with some scuffing, internally quite fresh.
Issued at one guinea, according to the wrapper, this amusing series of plates with punning captions suggesting foods appears quite rare, with no copies at auction since 1960. Not in Tooley or Abbey. OCLC locates only the Harvard and Indiana copies.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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