Maggs Bros Ltd

Apology addressed to the Travellers Club or Anecdotes of Monkeys.

ROSE William Stewart (1825.)

£250.00  [First Edition]

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

First edition. 8vo., lacking the half-title, otherwise a very good copy in recent half calf, lettered in gilt, over early marbled boards. London, John Murray.

The Ilchester copy with bookplate on front pastedown; also with the booklabel of "Saml. Mepham Book Binder Dorchester". A clever satire on "mischief" (monkeying around) characterised by "Sailor Monkeys", "Gibraltar Monkeys", "Barbary Monkeys", "Syrian, or Islamite Monkeys", "English Monkeys", "Moral Monkeys", "Scotch Monkeys", "Irish Monkeys", "French Monkeys", "German Monkeys", "Republic of Monkeys", "Eastern Monkeys", "Chinese Monkeys", "Java Monkeys", "Monkeys of Ancient India", "Monkeys of the Ivory Coast", "Commercial Monkeys", etc.

Stock Code: 105739