Cruikshank's Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding & Goldsmith

By: Cruikshank, George

Price: $245.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


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 which many did not want to purchase Roscoe's complete Library of 10 volumes in order to obtain the engravings--so this book containing all of the engravings solved the problem. 82 pp with 6 pp of ads at rear. Slight edgewear to the spine and tips--although lettering is still quite bright. Tight and clean interior. Previous owner clean bookplate (small) on the front pastedown.

Title: Cruikshank's Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding & Goldsmith

Author Name: Cruikshank, George

Illustrator: Cruikshank

Categories: All New--M. B. Goldstone Collection, Famous Illustrators, Antiquarian,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Charles Tilt: 1832

Binding: Hardcover-Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: cfe15278

Keywords: ILLUSTRATORS SMOLLETT FIELDING GOLDSMITH