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RARE AND BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL GLAZED WATERCOLOR OF BOOKS BY GEORGE CRUIKSHANK, SIGNED BY HIM, HANDSOMELY FRAMED

CRUIKSHANK, George. Original watercolor signed. No place, no date.

Wonderful original watercolor of haphazardly stacked books by George Cruikshank, signed by him at the bottom of the image, handsomely framed. $3800.

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“IN THE FRENCH METROPOLIS, WITHER SO MANY VOTARIES OF THE SMILING GODDESS RESORT”

(CRUIKSHANK, George) CAREY, David. Life in Paris. London, 1822.

First edition of this humorous imitation of Pierce Egan's Life in London, illustrated with 21 hand-colored aquatints and 22 wood-engravings by George Cruikshank, in handsome contemporary calf-gilt. $1500.

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SCARCE CRUIKSHANK ITEM: ANSWER TO BROUGHAM’S LOCAL COURTS BILL OF 1830, WITH ORIGINAL PROOF OF CRUIKSHANK’S SATIRICAL FRONTISPIECE

(CRUIKSHANK, George) (BROUGHAM, Lord Henry Peter). Answer to a Pamphlet Entitled Observations on the Reject Local Courts Jurisdiction Bill. London, 1833.

First edition of this scarce political pamphlet attacking Lord Brougham’s promotion of the Local Courts Bill, with humorous frontispiece by George Cruikshank entitled “A Local Court.” Accompanied by an original trial proof. Beautifully bound by Zaehnsdorf. $1500.

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THE STORY OF ONE OF THE MOST NOTORIOUS ENGLISH CRIMINALS, “A LEGEND,” WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY GEORGE CRUIKSHANK

(CRUIKSHANK, George). AINSWORTH, William Harrison. Jack Sheppard. A Romance. London, 1839. Three volumes.

First edition, with over two dozen etchings by Cruikshank, with an autograph letter bound into volume I from Ainsworth to the publisher inviting him to dine and mentioning Charles Dickens. $1200.

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WONDERFULLY ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION OF GEORGE CRUIKSHANK’S TABLE-BOOK, BEAUTIFULLY BOUND BY TOUT

À BECKETT, Gilbert Abbott, editor. George Cruikshank's Table-Book. London, 1845.

First book edition of this collection of 19th-century essays on various subjects of interest to British gentlemen, including the first appearance of Thackeray’s “Legend of the Rhine,” with 12 steel-etched plates and 116 woodcuts by George Cruikshank, beautifully bound in full calf-gilt by Tout. $1100.

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FIRST EDITION OF CHRISTMAS STORIES, 1823, WITH THREE ILLUSTRATED PLATES BY GEORGE CRUIKSHANK

(CRUIKSHANK, George) [BERENS, Edward.]. Christmas Stories. Oxford, 1823.

First edition of this collection of three religiously themed stories, with three etched plates by George Cruikshank, handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt. $1000.

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“VIVID PAGEANT OF SCENERY AND HISTORICAL ACCURACY”

AINSWORTH, W. Harrison. Windsor Castle. London, 1843. Three volumes.

First edition in book form of Aisnworth’s historical romance of Henry VIII and Herne the Hunter, in original boards, from the library of significant book and art collector Hannah D. Rabinowitz. $950.

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“HIGH SPIRITS, ROUGH HORSE-PLAY AND A HEALTHY SENSE OF THE COMEDY OF LIFE”

(CRUIKSHANK George) FIELDING, Henry. The Adventures of Joseph Andrews. London, 1832.

First Cruikshank-illustrated edition of Fielding’s bawdy and brilliant novel—“full of high spirits, rough horse-play and a healthy sense of the comedy of life” (Literary History of England, 956)— with four engraved plates by the celebrated caricaturist, handsomely bound by Bayntun. $750.

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“FOR THE HOLLOW SMILE OF THE FALSEST FRIEND THAT HUMANITY EVER TRUSTED!”

CRUIKSHANK, George. Stenelaus and Amylda. London, 1858.

First edition of this pamphlet, illustrated with three in-text woodcuts, one repeated on the cover of the original wrappers, with a contemporary presentation inscription, “W. Sh—-, Esq., With the Author’s Compliments.” Accompanied by a photographic facsimile published in 1935 by author George A. Zabriskie. $600.

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CRUIKSHANK AT HOME, WITH 39 WOOD-ENGRAVED PLATES, HANDSOMELY BOUND

CRUIKSHANK, Robert. Cruikshank at Home. London, 1845. Three volumes.

Early editions of these literary anthologies illustrated with 39 wood-engravings and numerous vignettes by Isaac Robert Cruikshank, handsomely bound by Root & Son. $450.

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WITH 30 PLATES BY CRUIKSHANK, JOHANNOT, GRANDVILLE, LANDSEER AND CONSTABLE

(CRUIKSHANK, George, et al.). Modern Wood Engraving. IN: The London and Westminster Review. London, 1837.

Interesting 1837 article on the state of English and continental wood-engraving in the London and Westminster Review as it originally appeared, illustrated with 30 wood-engraved plates after illustrations by George Cruikshank, Tony Johannot, John Constable, J.J. Grandville, Thomas Landseer, and Thomas Bewick's favorite pupil William Harvey. Handsomely bound by C. Walters. $450.

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CRUIKSHANK’S ILLUSTRATIONS FOR DICKENS’ JOSEPH GRIMALDI

(CRUIKSHANK, George) [DICKENS, Charles]. Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi. London, 1846. Two volumes in one.

Second English edition of Dickens’ engaging account of “what [clowns] did with themselves out of pantomime, and off the stage,” with hand-colored frontispiece portrait of Grimaldi by Harris after DeWilde, a second frontispiece portrait by Greatbatch after Raven, and 12 full-page etchings by Cruikshank. $450.

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THACKERAY’S STUBBS’S CALENDAR, 1850, WITH SIX FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS BY GEORGE CRUIKSHANK, HANDSOMELY BOUND

(CRUIKSHANK, George) THACKERAY, William Makepeace. Stubbs"s Calendar. New-York, 1850.

Early edition of this installment in Cruikshank’s series of comic annuals, written by Thackeray, with six engraved plates by acclaimed illustrator George Cruikshank, handsomely bound in contemporary three-quarter morocco. $300.

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CRUIKSHANK’S THREE COURSES AND A DESSERT, HANDSOMELY BOUND

(CRUIKSHANK, George) [CLARKE, William]. Three Courses and a Dessert. London, 1852.

Fifth edition of this collection of humorous short stories, “civil as an orange, or sourer than a lemon,” with 50 amusing full-page and in-text wood-engravings by George Cruikshank, handsomely bound by Collet. $300.

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“IT IS DECIDEDLY UNFAIR TO CRUIKSHANK TO RANK HIM SIMPLY AS A CARICATURIST…”

(CRUIKSHANK, George) HAMILTON, Walter. A Memoir of George Cruikshank. London, 1878.

First edition of this biographical lecture delivered shortly before the death of 19th-century illustrator George Cruikshank, with numerous in-text examples of Cruikshank’s best illustrations, handsomely bound. $250.

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