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CRUIKSHANK'S WATER COLOURS
Written by Joseph Grego; Charles Dickens; William Harrison Ainsworth; W.H. Maxwell. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2137011
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1903. Good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt titles; some decorations to covers; top edge gilt. 68 colour plates over the 3 titles included in this book: Oliver Twist by Dickens; The Miser's Daughter by Ainsworth and History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798 and Emmett's Insurrection in 1803 by Maxwell. Covers are badly damp stained; a little to some page margins. Some grubby margin marks. All plates present. Pages 311-314 are edge-browned with some chipping to margins with a little loss. Light foxing. Contents are generally very good.

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MORNINGS AT BOW STREET
Written by John Wight. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2135188
Published by Charles Baldwyn. 1st 1824. Almost very good condition.

New binding of Brown cloth spine, green boards; white paper title to spine. A Selection of the Most Humourous and Entertaining Reports Which Have Appeared in the Morning Herald. B/w illustrations. Some fading and wear to new spine. New endpapers. Rest of pages have uncut edges; foxing to varying degrees throughout.

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SUNDAY IN LONDON
Written by George Cruikshank. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1821314
Published by Effingham Wilson. 1st 1833. Almost very good condition.

Modern binding. Dark green leather spine with raised bands and burgundy title label with gilt title. Marbled paper boards. 14 b/w tissue-guarded illustrations. Light rubbing to board corners. New endpapers. Scattered foxing throughout. Grubby marks throughout.

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TOM THUMB: A BURLETTA
Written by Henry Fielding; Kane O'Hara. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1821080
Published by Joseph Thomas. 1837. Almost very good condition.

No. 4 Thomas's Burlesque Drama. Altered from Henry Fielding by Kane O'Harra. Paperwraps bound in three-quarter calf leather with gilt title to spine and marbled paper boards. B/w illustrations. 34 pages plus 2 page publisher adverts and several blank pages to rear. Marbled endpapers. Spine browned, leather edges rubbed. Heavy foxing to prelims and blank pages to rear. A few grubby marks to contents.

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AUNT JUDY'S CHRISTMAS VOLUME FOR 1870
Written by Mrs. Alfred Gatty. Illustrated by George Cruikshank; F.W. Keyl; A.W. Bayes; F. Gilbert; A.W. Cooper; H. Paterson; et al..
Stock no. 1503075
Published by Bell and Daldy. 1870. Slightly better than good condition.

For Young People edited by Mrs. Gatty. Maroon three quarter leather binding with marbled boards and text block. Raised bands to spine with gilt titles, lines and decoration. Peach endpapers. B/w illustrations. 760 pages. Wear to spine edges and other leather areas. Spine faded. Corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Marbling scuffed. Both joints cracked but still firm. Marks to pastedowns corresponding with leather. Name to front endpaper, erased pencil writing to title page. Frontis MISSING. A couple of pages have margin tears, some have been repaired with clear tape. Contents generally clean.

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THE HORKEY
Written by Robert Bloomfield. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1501264
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1882. Fair condition.

A Provincial Ballad. Beautiful colour text illustrations throughout. Illustrated boards. Cloth spine. All edges blue. Cr 4to. Spine, corners and covers very worn and grubby. Ink name to front cover. Joints and some hinges cracked. Two gatherings, pages 17 to 32, detached but present. Next gathering almost detached as is rear endpaper. Numerous marks to contents but all still perfectly readable. A reading copy.

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THE LONG NINETEENTH CENTURY VOLUME ONE
Written by David Wootton. Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson; George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1207162
Published by Chris Beetles Ltd.. 1st 2013. Fine condition.

Art catalogue covering the period from the French Revolution. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781905738618.

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THE ROSE AND THE LILY
Written by Mrs. Octavian Blewitt. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1201458
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1877. Almost very good condition.

Pink cloth with elaborate gilt decorations. B/w frontis by Cruikshank. Believed to be the last book illustrated by him. The Rose And The Lily, How They Became the Emblems of England and France. A Fairy Tale. 62 pages + 36 page booklist dated October 1876. Top of spine chipped with loss. Spine browned and bumped and base. Small mark to front cover. Some page edges ragged from uneven opening.

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VOLUME 1 OF MY SKETCH BOOK
Written by George Cruikshank. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 803252
Published by Charles Tilt. 1st 1834. Good condition.

Oblong format, green cloth with gilt title to front. Colour illustrations and etchings. 24 colour plates. A further 12 plates were published in the 1835 edition. Spine and corners bumped. Top and tail of spine frayed. Front joint broken. Rear joint strengthened with tape. 1st title page and 1 plate strengthened to edges with yellowing tape. Occasional grubby marks to page edges. A few page edges chipped. First title page lightly creased.

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THE HORKEY
Written by Robert Bloomfield. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 730008
Published by MacMillan. 1882. Good condition.

A Provincial Ballad. Beautiful colour text illustrations throughout. Illustrated boards. Cloth spine. All edges blue. Cr 4to. Corners worn with slight loss of surface paper. Cover grubby. A few small rusty marks to spine. A few hinges cracked with rusty staple marks. Some pages have grubby fingermarks to margins but generally contents are clean but a little loose.

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