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'TRUTH' Christmas Number.

Three issues : 1886 - 1887 - 1892.

pp. 72; 72; 62. 4 colour-printed plates and many line illustrations in text in the 1886 and 1887 issues, 7 plates [4 tinted and 3 in colour, 1 double-page] and many text illustrations in the 1892 issue. Original decorative wrappers, occasional little tear in the edge, staples rusting, otherwise in excellent condition.

*FRANCIS CARRUTHERS GOULD [1844-1925], satirist and political cartoonist, began his working life in a bank, moved to the London Stock Exchange but started to contribute regularly to TRUTH in 1879. All the coloured plates in the above are by him, also many of the text illustrations, some of which are printed in colours. The entire text of these periodicals is written in doggerel verse.

Reginald E. Booker, 'Truth' Buildings, London. Printed by Charles Wyman, London.

Date Published: 1886-1892. 3 volumes.

Stock No. 59377

Price: 120.00