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GEORGE CRUIKSHANK HIS LIFE AND LONDON
Written by Michael Wynn Jones. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2132890
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark green boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0333220064. Bumping to spine and corners. Browning to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with edge-creasing; some fading to spine.

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THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST
Written by Charles Dickens; Peter Ackroyd. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2132396
Published by Folio Society. 2012. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth spine, with gilt title. Beige boards with gilt titles. Or The Parish Boy's Progress. Introduction by Ackroyd. Re-issued with a new binding (originally done in Folio in 2004). Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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WHIMSICALITIES: A PERIODICAL GATHERING
Written by Thomas Hood. Illustrated by Thomas Hood; John Leech; George Cruikshank; W. Harvey.
Stock no. 2120776
Published by E. Moxon Son & Company. Circa 1879. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial binding, gilt titles. To which are added: 'York and Lancaster' and 'Lost and Found' - A Fragment. The 'Epping Hunt' and 'Eugene Aram'. A majority of the content gathered in this volume, were originally contributed to the New Monthly Magazine, during the Author's late Editorship. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine, which also has chipping and fraying to cloth along bottom edge and small split to top of spine, again with a little fraying of cloth. Bookplate and inscription in ink to front pastedown. Marks to outer page edges. Some foxing.

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AUNT JUDY'S CHRISTMAS VOLUME FOR 1870
Written by Mrs. Alfred Gatty. Illustrated by George Cruikshank; F.W. Keyl; A.W. Bayes; F. Gilbert; A.W. Cooper; H. Paterson; et al..
Stock no. 1503075
Published by Bell and Daldy. 1870. Slightly better than good condition.

For Young People edited by Mrs. Gatty. Maroon three quarter leather binding with marbled boards and text block. Raised bands to spine with gilt titles, lines and decoration. Peach endpapers. B/w illustrations. 760 pages. Wear to spine edges and other leather areas. Spine faded. Corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Marbling scuffed. Both joints cracked but still firm. Marks to pastedowns corresponding with leather. Name to front endpaper, erased pencil writing to title page. Frontis MISSING. A couple of pages have margin tears, some have been repaired with clear tape. Contents generally clean.

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THE HORKEY
Written by Robert Bloomfield. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1501264
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1882. Fair condition.

A Provincial Ballad. Beautiful colour text illustrations throughout. Illustrated boards. Cloth spine. All edges blue. Cr 4to. Spine, corners and covers very worn and grubby. Ink name to front cover. Joints and some hinges cracked. Two gatherings, pages 17 to 32, detached but present. Next gathering almost detached as is rear endpaper. Numerous marks to contents but all still perfectly readable. A reading copy.

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THE LONG NINETEENTH CENTURY VOLUME ONE
Written by David Wootton. Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson; George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1207162
Published by Chris Beetles Ltd.. 1st 2013. Fine condition.

Art catalogue covering the period from the French Revolution. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781905738618.

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THE ROSE AND THE LILY
Written by Mrs. Octavian Blewitt. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1201458
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1877. Almost very good condition.

Pink cloth with elaborate gilt decorations. B/w frontis by Cruikshank. Believed to be the last book illustrated by him. The Rose And The Lily, How They Became the Emblems of England and France. A Fairy Tale. 62 pages + 36 page booklist dated October 1876. Top of spine chipped with loss. Spine browned and bumped and base. Small mark to front cover. Some page edges ragged from uneven opening.

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VOLUME 1 OF MY SKETCH BOOK
Written by George Cruikshank. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 803252
Published by Charles Tilt. 1st 1834. Good condition.

Oblong format, green cloth with gilt title to front. Colour illustrations and etchings. 24 colour plates. A further 12 plates were published in the 1835 edition. Spine and corners bumped. Top and tail of spine frayed. Front joint broken. Rear joint strengthened with tape. 1st title page and 1 plate strengthened to edges with yellowing tape. Occasional grubby marks to page edges. A few page edges chipped. First title page lightly creased.

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THE HORKEY
Written by Robert Bloomfield. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 730008
Published by MacMillan. 1882. Good condition.

A Provincial Ballad. Beautiful colour text illustrations throughout. Illustrated boards. Cloth spine. All edges blue. Cr 4to. Corners worn with slight loss of surface paper. Cover grubby. A few small rusty marks to spine. A few hinges cracked with rusty staple marks. Some pages have grubby fingermarks to margins but generally contents are clean but a little loose.

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