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Cruikshank, George
FOUR WORKS IN ONE VOLUME, COMPRISING:
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1,0001,500
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303
Cruikshank, George
FOUR WORKS IN ONE VOLUME, COMPRISING:
Estimate
1,0001,500
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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations

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Cruikshank, George
FOUR WORKS IN ONE VOLUME, COMPRISING:
i) Hop-O'My Thumb and the Seven-League Boots. David Bogue, [1853], FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (with advertisement for "Jack and the Bean-stalk" on lower wrapper and list of illustrations printed on the verso of the front fly-leaf), frontispiece and 5 etchings by Cruikshank; ii) The History of Jack & The Bean-Stalk. David Bogue, [1854], FIRST EDITION, later issue (with frontispiece "The Fairies and the Giant in the Bean-stalk" and plates on white paper), frontispiece and 5 etchings by Cruikshank; iii) Cinderella and the Glass Slipper. David Bogue, [1854], FIRST EDITION, first [?] issue (with No. I and No. II listed on lower wrapper, but with list of illustrations bound before the title), frontispiece and 5 plates (showing 9 subjects); iv) Puss in Boots. Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, [1864] , FIRST EDITION, later [?] issue (with no front fly-leaf or list of illustrations as first issue, but without leaf repeating cover design on white paper or the "Notice to Public" repeated at end), frontispiece and 5 plates (showing 10 subjects); 4 works bound in one, all small 4to, ORIGINAL PRINTED PALE BLUE-GREEN WRAPPERS BOUND IN, full red morocco by Zaehnsdorf (dated 1899) elaborately gilt, titled in gilt on upper board and spine, gilt dentelles, top edge gilt, silk endpapers, occasional light spotting
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Provenance

Sir Herbert S. Leon (1850-1926) Liberal MP, bookplate; his sale, Sotheby's London, 19 July 1937, lot 177; John Francis Neylan (1885-1960), American lawyer and journalist, bookplate

Literature

Cohn 196, 197, 198 and 199

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITIONS TOGETHER IN A VERY ATTRACTIVE BINDING. 

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations

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