By: Cruikshank, George
London, A. Hall, Virtue & Co.: 1850
Edition: First Edition, Later Issue
Seller ID: 023894
Binding: Original Cloth
xiiipp. + 496pp. 1st Edition, Later Issue without the 1850 date on the title page, but containing the "London Feb. 1850" statement at the end of the preface on page vii. Original green cloth decoratively stamped in blind and gilt. Yellow endpapers. Illustrated with steel plate engravings by George Cruikshank, the great Victorian illustrator who is best known for his work on Charles Dickens' novels. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Back joint split. Front hinge cracked in the gutter facing the illustrated title page. Text block broken between pages 270-271. Back hinge cracked... View More...