Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry, and Logic in Their Pursuits Through Life In and Out of ... Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry, and Logic in Their Pursuits Through Life In and Out of ... Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry, and Logic in Their Pursuits Through Life In and Out of ... Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry, and Logic in Their Pursuits Through Life In and Out of ...

Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry, and Logic in Their Pursuits Through Life In and Out of London

CRUIKSHANK, Robert and George; EGAN, Pierce

Published by London: Printed by C. Baynes for G. Virtue, 1830, 1830
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"The Book that Probably gave Dickens the Theme That he Worked up into The Pickwick Papers" (Abbey)[CRUIKSHANK, Robert and George, illustrators]. EGAN, Pierce. Pierce Egan's Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry, and Logic, in Their Pursuits Through Life In and Out of London: Illustrated by the Pencil of Mr. Robert Cruikshank, in 36 Scenes from Real Life, & enriched with several Designs on Wood by the same Artist. Dedicated to His Most Gracious Majesty King George the Fourth. London: Printed by C. Baynes for G. Virtue, 1830. First edition, first issue with plates imprinted 1828 or 1829 and woodcut on page seven. Quarto (9 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches; 235 x 143 mm.). xvi, 368 pp. Thirty-six hand-colored aquatint engravings including frontispiece, seven woodcut text illustrations engraved by J. R. Marshall and Sears. Bound by Rivière & Son, ca. 1920 in full crimson crushed levant morocco, covers with triple-gilt rules, spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt board-edges and turn-ins, dark blue coated endpapers, all edges gilt. With the bookplates of Reuben J. Flick and Joel Spitz on front pastedown and free endpaper.Front joint slightly cracked but quite sound, a few of the later plates with slight offsetting from the text, otherwise a fine and clean copy."The only plate by G. Cruikshank is that at p. 251, 'Life in the East.'. The book was first published in twelve parts on gray pictorial wrappers with a design by Robert Cruikshank, subsequently issued in boards. The first issue calls for the date either 1828 or 1829 upon the plates and a woodcut upon p. 7 - the latter being blank in some copies of the first edition (second issue). The book is unknown in parts; no complete copy having ever come to light, and in the original pictorial boards is of excessive rarity" (Cohn).The sequel to Life in London. "It is worthy of note that the general idea of the book probably gave Dickens a theme that he worked up into the Pickwick Papers." (Abbey)Cohn 264. Abbey. Life in England, 284. Tooley, 197. Bookseller Inventory # 03490

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Title: Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry, and ...

Publisher: London: Printed by C. Baynes for G. Virtue, 1830

Publication Date: 1830

Edition: 1st Edition

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