English As She Is Spoke
The First UK Printing of this illustrated edition published by The Lion and Unicorn Press London in 1960. No. 18 of only 200 copies issued. Original printed cloth boards with gilt lettering to the spine. Illustrations throughout in colour from Edward Bawden's sketch-book. The BOOK is in near Fine condition and is protected in a loose Mylar covering. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Two tiny spots to the title page and a little light pushing at the spine upper tip, otherwise a very sharp, clean copy. The infamous phrase book from the 19th century which has been enhanced by Bawden's witty full page colour illustrations. Profusely illustrated and all the printed tissue guards are present. Scarce with such attributes. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.
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