George Cruikshank's Table Book
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24 x 17 cm. First edition in original monthly parts, the first three of which have the edges gilt, signed by George Cruikshank and dated in the year of publication at the head of Page 1, Part 1. COHN 191-192. "Twelve steel etchings and 116 woodcuts and glyphographs." Advertisements as noted by Cohn, but back wrapper, Part IX not described, but carries "Fenders, Stoves, and Fire Irons," and the Table Book Advertiser in Part XII. by Edited by Gilbert Albert A'Beckett. GORDON RAY. p.69, quotes Thackeray on Cruikshank, "There must be no smiling with Cruikshank.A man who does not laugh outright is a dullard." Covers, plates and text generally clean and fresh -- with tissue guards in most issues. Original issues housed in custom, red silk moire chemise (armorial bookplate) in fine maroon morocco pull-off case by Wood with raised bands, gilt lettered spine panels and gilt decorated characters at corners front and back. Bookseller Inventory # 20124
Title: George Cruikshank's Table Book
Publisher: Punch Office, London
Publication Date: 1845
Illustrator: Cruikshank, George
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First edition.
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