A SCARCE, HAND COLOURED SET OF "VALENTINES" (c.1850)

LIMNER, Luke (pseudo John Leighton)

A Caustic St Valentine

Date: c.1850

A collection of 14 of Luke Limner's comic Valentines, each consisting of a poem and a hand coloured illustration, bound in a half leather album (not in order), each printed by Ackerman & Co. 1. The Mooner 2. The Saveall or Flintflayer 3. Snob's Salle de Valentino 4. The Sentimemtal Slut x 2 5. The Sot 6. The Hypocrite or Wolf in Sheep's Clothing 7. The Fungi 8. An Accomplished Young Lady 9. A Miser-able Man 10. The Shrew 11. A Young Gent (loss to poem) 12. The Tabby 13. The Schemer 14. A Vain Empty Young Lady

Provenance
Sir David Low (1891-1963) - cartoonist.

£750

Offered by Rainford & Parris