The Encyclopedia of Wit

The Encyclopedia of Wit

London: R. Phillips, [1800].

Leather bound. 5 3/4" X 3 5/8". xii, 558pp, plus ad. No date of publication, latest date in advertisements 1800. Half bound in red leather with marbled paper over boards. Boards detached and spine missing. Moderate edgewear to binding, with corners bumped and rubbed to boards, marbled paper darkened and rubbed, old price sticker to upper board. Hogarth engraving to title page. Pencilled marks throughout, with pencilled notes to rear pastedown. Torn bottom corner to pages 487 to 496. Occasional spot of foxing to pages. A very worn but readable copy of this collection of jokes, humor, and anecdotes which is sometimes attributed to John Feltham (fl. 1780–1813). Poor. Item #2735

Price: $20.00

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