Cruikshank's Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding & Goldsmith

By: Cruikshank, George

Price: $245.00

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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