George Cruikshank's Omnibus

CRUIKSHANK, George Cruikshank, George (illustrator)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Tilt and Bogue
Date Published: 1842

Description: Edited by Laman Blanchard, Esq. Illustrated with 100 engravings on steel and wood. 300 pages, 8vo, ornate gilt-stamped green cloth (expertly re-cased; inner hinges repaired; previous owner's bookplate on a preliminary blank page; some foxing on the engravings; several pages with small tears). London: Tilt and Bogue, 1842. First edition. Good condition.

Comments: Inscribed on the half-title page: "To T L Greenwood with the compliments of Geo Cruikshank Apr. 13th 1842." There is also a one-page, handwritten note pasted to the front free endpaper, in full: "My Dear Sir, Mr. Ainsworth has the M S. - I shall see him in a day or two and will then communicate with you - I beg your acceptance of an 'omnibus' and remain yours sincerely, George Cruikshank."

Signed: Y
Edition: First
Jacket: N
Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 246375

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By This Author: CRUIKSHANK, George
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