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Author
EVANS, Arthur Benoni.
Author 2
J. Atkinson. (illust)
Title
The Cutter, in Five Lectures upon The Art and Practice of Cutting Friends, Acquaintances...
Published
London: J. Carpenter, 1808.
Description
FIRST EDITION. 8vo (18 x 11 cm). pp.[vi]+104. Bound by Hatchards in half brown calf over marbled boards; spine with gilt lettered title labels; marbled endpapers. Colour frontispiece and 5 colour plates by J. A. Atkinson. Minor wear to joints slight chipping to lower label some very light foxing. New cloth interior hinge, spine relaid, repairs in matching leather. *Rebinding and restoration work on this book was carried out by Ron Norman of Hartlepool. (Ronnorm@aol.com)*

Coloured plates in order:

1. Frontis. A Complete Cutter - Warranted Steel.
2. No title. [Cutter and Cuttee] (folding plate)
3. No title. [Cutting an Acquaintance] (folding plate).
4. No title. [Cutting Friends] (folding plate).
5. No title. [Cutting Relations] (folding plate).
6. No title. [First (cutting) Lines for the Ladies] (folding plate).
References
Prideaux p.326; Abbey Life 295.
Hand coloured plates
5
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Category
Caricatures, Culture/Lifestyle, London
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
812