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CRUIKSHANK, George.

First editions, rare books, and original artwork and prints by George Cruikshank, including signed first edition copies of The Humourist and The Comic Almanac. 

For Charles Dickens, Cruikshank illustrated Sketches by Boz, The Mudfog Papers and Oliver Twist.

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  1. Life of Napoleon, A Hudibrastic Poem in Fifteen Cantoes by Dr. Syntax,
    (CRUIKSHANK, George.) [COMBE, William.] Life of Napoleon, A Hudibrastic Poem in Fifteen Cantoes by Dr. Syntax,

    1815

    First edition, with all points as called for in Abbey. A satirical life of Buonaparte, its intentions best summed up by the allegorical title page, which shows the young Corsican as a revolutionary fire-brand in a Phrygian cap ascending a ladder whose rungs are Plunder, Bloodshed and Murder, this last being the blade of a guillotine. At the top he sits... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 41913

  2. Fairy Library.
    (CRUIKSHANK, George.) Fairy Library.

    London : [1853-54]

    A lovely set of first editions, in the original wrappers, with the following issue points:
    1. Hop-O'My-Thumb with two out of three points: with the rear wrapper reading "Preparing for Publication", and the rear free endpaper pasted to rear wrapper.
    2. The History of Jack & the Bean-Stalk with two of the five points: the "Jack... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 138092

  3. The History of Napoleon Buonaparte.
    (CRUIKSHANK, George.) The History of Napoleon Buonaparte.

    London : [1870s]

    Attractively bound copy of this biography of Napoelon. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 140641

  4. The Humourist.
    CRUIKSHANK, George. The Humourist.

    London : 1892

    First thus, number 251 of an edition of 260. This presented to Harold Nicolson by Horace Rumbold in 1929, inked inscription to the first blank of volume I. Nicolson had served under Rumbold twice, the second occasion being in Berlin 1928, Nicolson resigned from the diplomatic service in September, 1929, and Rumbold retired in 1933. Nicolson described... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 74440

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