Search results for: 'CRUIKSHANK, George'
CRUIKSHANK, George. Subscription card for the Shakespeare tercentenary workmen's memorial.
A one shilling subscription card, this being number 659, to fund the staging of the workmen's memorial to Shakespeare. The card was designed by George Cruikshank, and engraved by the Dalziel brothers. Hosted by the English actor and theatre manager Samuel Phelps (1804-1878), the memorial was an attempt for a great workingman's celebration of the national... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 113612
CRUIKSHANK, George (illus.); BUNYAN, John. The Pilgrim's Progress.
London : 1903First edition illustrated by Cruikshank, signed limited issue, number 329 of 1,000 copies signed by Truman on the limitation page. A superb copy.
The illustrations were made by Cruikshank over 40 years prior to publication of this work, Truman notes on the limitation page that they "have been in my possession for upwards of 33 years. They are... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 144075
CRUIKSHANK, George. The Humourist.
London : 1892First 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
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 climbing... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 138092
CRUIKSHANK, George (illus.); THACKERAY, William Makepeace (contrib.) The Comic Almanack, For 1839 : an ephemeris in jest and earnest, containing "all things fitting for such a work."
London : 1839 & 1840First editions. These are the only two annual volumes of Cruikshank's Comic Almanack for which William Makepeace Thackeray supplied stories: "Stubbs's Calendar; or, the Fatal Boots" in 1839, and "Barber Cox, and the Cutting of his Comb" in 1840. In each case, this is the first publication of the story. Founded in 1835, Cruikshank's comic annual went... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 43845
HANGER, George, fourth Baron Coleraine. The Life, Adventures and Opinions of Col. George Hanger. Written by Himself.
London : 1801First edition. Extraordinary autobiography of this "irascible, violent, dissipated, extravagant, and individualistic" character. Educated at Reading School, Eton College, and the University of Göttingen, Hanger entered the army as ensign 1st Foot Guards in 1771 (ODNB). He "retired" in 1776 in a snit having been passed over for promotion, but later... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 89615
DICKENS, CHARLES (attrib.), but George Moggridge. Sergeant Bell, and his Raree-Show.
London : 1839First edition. The book was once often accepted to be by Dickens, and indeed the binding here states Dickens as the author. However this is a fallacy - Dickens had originally agreed to write this book at the request of the publisher, but negotiations were cancelled. As Eckel notes "This is the third of the books illustrated by George Cruikshank with... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 138172
NAPOLEON - IRELAND, William Henry, & George Cruikshank. Life of Napoleon Bonaparte,
London : 1823-8First edition, first issue with all required points where visible. Originally issued in 64 parts, the first 48 being issued by Fairburn, "the publication was then taken over by Cumberland, who issued 16 more parts" (Tooley). Abbey remarks that the "Fairburn venture must have been unsuccessful, for sets carrying his imprints are very unusual, and examples... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 128967
TROLLOPE, Anthony. Miss Mackenzie.
London : 1865First edition, in Sadleir's second (regular) issue binding. The US edition was published the same year, albeit four months later.
This set has an interesting string of owners: the ink ownership is that of Lady Isabella Frances St. John (17921875), who wrote two collections of tales: Mrs. Cleveland, and the St. Clairs (1836) and Augustus Courtenay,... Learn More£1,925.00
Stock Code: 128294
DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club.
London : 1837First edition, bound from the original monthly parts, in a very handsome binding by the leading British bookbinders Bayntun-Riviere, and delightfully extra-illustrated with the full suite of Frederick Pailthorpe's 24 additional illustrations which were issued in 1882, retaining the front wrapper of that publication with the publisher's presentation... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 145656
DICKENS, Charles. The Works.
London : 1899The Gadshill edition, "printed from the edition that was carefully corrected by the author in 1867 and 1868" and including H. K. Browne and George Cruikshank's beloved illustrations. A handsome set of what is generally considered one of the best editions of the collected works of Charles Dickens. Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 141805
DICKENS, Charles. The Nonesuch Dickens.
London : 1937-9First Nonesuch edition, number 9 of 877 sets, here with the original steel plate "The Boarding House" engraved by George Cruikshank for Sketches by Boz, with a proof pull and letter of authentication from Chapman and Hall signed by Deputy Chairman Arthur Waugh.
The peculiar limitation is due to the inclusion, enclosed in the 24th volume of each... Learn More£9,750.00
Stock Code: 145586