Thomas Ingoldsby (Richard Barham): The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and Marvels, Vols 1-3 of 3 (1875)


Richard Bentley and Son. Leatherbound. Humorous collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry. Each of the 3 vols is 10.6×16.7 cm, pages xvi + 314 + 319 + 314. Condition: Collectible – Good. Leather and gilt spine, half leather marbled boards, page edges also marbled. Spines slightly faded, some scuffing & wear to leather, stitching tight, pages good with slight yellowing at end/beginning. ISBN: none. Box MC02

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From the library of the archaeologist Arthur ApSimon (1927-2019). Reminiscences and obituaries in Salon (Society of Antiquaries), Mike Pitts’ Digging Deeper, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelæological Society, Cornish Archaeology (paywall).

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A watercolour of Stonehenge by the young Arthur ApSimon.