London: Charles Tilt, 1840. Item #04750
Fourteen Humorous Hand-Colored Engraved Plates
'A Fine Collection of Miscellaneous People or Things'
HEATH, H[enry]. Omnium Gatherum. [Together with:] Omnium-Gatherum. Second Series. [London: Published by Charles Tilt, n.d., ca. 1840].
Later issue, on thick paper (first published 1831-1834). Oblong folio (10 1/16 x 13 3/4 inches; 256 x 350 mm.). Pictorial hand-colored engraved title page and thirteen numbered hand-colored engraved plates, containing 247 vignettes.
Late nineteenth century three-quarter red morocco over red cloth boards ruled in gilt by L. Broca (stamp-signed on front free endpaper). Front cover lettered in gilt, spine with two raised bands, lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Expertly and almost invisibly rebacked with original spine laid down. A near fine copy.
Omnium Gatherum (A collection of miscellaneous people or things).