CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE. 1792-1878. 2 titles: 1. Greenwich Hospital. London: James Robins & Co., 1826.

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Lot 219
CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE. 1792-1878.
2 titles:
1. Greenwich Hospital. London: James Robins & Co., 1826.

Sold for US$ 1,020 inc. premium
CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE. 1792-1878.
2 titles:
1. Greenwich Hospital. London: James Robins & Co., 1826. 4to (280 x 222 mm). Text by Matthew Henry Barker (1790-1846). 12 hand-colored etchings, with additional 12 uncolored duplicates of each plate, wood engraved vignettes in text. Autograph Letter Signed ("Geo Cruikshank") bound in after free front endpaper, 1 p, 12mo, laid down to a frame of wove paper. Later half black morocco and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Rubbed, some browning and offsetting, fingermarks at margins. FIRST EDITION. Cruikshank illustrated this collection of nautical tales by Barker, here with an unusual inclusion of an additional suite of uncolored plates and a signed letter bound in. Abbey Scenery 226; Cohn 53.

2. The Humourist: A Collection of Entertaining Tales, Anecdotes, Epigrams, &c. London: John C. Nimmo, 1892. 4 volumes, 8vo (190 x 146 mm). 40 hand-colored etchings, including additional engraved half-titles with vignettes in each volume. 20th century half red morocco, spine gilt in 6 compartments, top edges gilt. Lightly rubbed, minor spotting. LIMITED EDITION, number 60 of 260 copies. A series of comic tales by satirist Cruikshank, originally published in 1819-1820.
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CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE. 1792-1878. 2 titles: 1. Greenwich Hospital. London: James Robins & Co., 1826.
CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE. 1792-1878. 2 titles: 1. Greenwich Hospital. London: James Robins & Co., 1826.
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