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by David Carey

Illustrated by George Cruikshank

Published by John Fairburn. 1st. 1822

Fair condition. Comprising the rambles, sprees, and amours, of Dick Wildfire, of Corinthian celebrity, and his Bang-up companion, Squire Jenkins and Captain O'Shuffleton; with the whimsical adventures of the Halibut family; including sketches of variety of other eccentric characters in the French Metropolis. Full calf binding, raised bands to spine and gilt tooling, gilt title in title block. Marbled endpapers. 21 hand coloured plates representing scenes from real life, 22 wood engravings to text. All edges gilt.

Front board DETACHED. Spine rubbed. Boards a little scratched but still bright. Free front endpaper part detached from bottom. All plates present and bright, foxing to margins of plates, browning to tissue guards. Contents are tight.

Stock no. 1820497

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