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Cruikshank's Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding & Goldsmith

By: Cruikshank, George

Price: $245.00

Publisher: London, Charles Tilt: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe15278


Patterned Burgundy cloth boards with darker burgundy leather strip on spine with gold lettering and decorations. Gold gilt page edges all around. 12mo. Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding, and Goldsmith--in a series of 41 plates designed and engraved by George Cruikshank-famed illustrator of Dickens. Each plate is accompanied by descriptive extracts--fully explaining the subject. Cruikshank, even at the time of this publication, had his many loyal fans and collectors--of... View more info

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Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations, Moral, Critical and Miscellaneous

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Dublin, Price, Walker, Whitestone et al: 1782

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe15279


First Irish edition-printed in Dublin--collection of philosophical theses of Samuel Johnson--in the manner of the maxims of Duke De la Roche-Foucault. Clean and tight--. Full black mottled calf with gilt lettering to the spine. Wear is moderate (hand rubbing) to the spine-although the lettering is very bright. 262 pp. A small bit of paper is missing on the title page--not affecting the title or important information--also written in ink on the same title page is the name... View more info