Illustrations of the Five Senses, by "Phiz."
Illustrations of the Five Senses, by "Phiz."
Illustrations of the Five Senses, by "Phiz."
Illustrations of the Five Senses, by "Phiz."
(Phiz)

Illustrations of the Five Senses, by "Phiz."

Phiz (Hablot K. Browne) (illus.)

London: Grant & Griffith, 1852. Oblong quarto. (5)ff. Five hand-colored plates illustrate comical urchins demonstrating the senses, including the rare “Seeing” plate, which shows two boys peering into a box-shaped peep-show at a fair while the proprietor says, “Now then gents, open yr eyes, blow yr precious noses, and don’t breathe on the glasses!” In the original printed wrappers, which are illustrated with caricatures of the five senses on the front cover and advertise other newly published illustrated juvenile books on the back. Skillfully rebacked, with a few marginal paper repairs, else a fine copy housed in a handsome chemise and box. A.e.g. Item #15627

Price: $2,850.00