+ click to enlarge image

The New Book of Snobs from Punch, 1959

Written by various artists. Published by the Museum Press Ltd., 1959. Condition: Good. 1959. First UK Edition. 160 pages. Hardcover with pictorial dust jacket.n Book itself is purple cloth.

From the satirical Punch magazine, William Makepeace Thackeray published in book form "The Book of Snobs" in 1848, and then this more up to date issue in 1959.

"The New Book of Snobs is designed to delight by its appearance as well as by its literary contents. In addition to the original Thackeray headpieces and decorative initials, there are many pages of drawings most satirically executed by Michael FFolkes, making this a perfect gift, suiting every taste."

Written inscription on first page. Book is a clean, tight copy with a a great dust jacket with some light chips now protected in a Mylar cover.

Price: $45.00   1