1877 Scarce Edition - The Legend of the Large Mouth & Other Tales by Cruikshank.
Author: Robert Cruikshank. Robert Seymour.
Title: (The Odd Volume) The Legend of the Large Mouth and Other Tales. With Illustrations by Cruikshank.
Publisher: London, James Blackwood & Co., no date (1877). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7" X 5".
Pages: 348 pages.
Binding: Very good original full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, gift note of a previous 1882 owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the full-page frontispiece and the seven nice plates by Robert Cruikshank.
The book: Scarce Edition of THE ODD VOLUME: THE LEGEND OF THE LARGE MOUTH AND OTHER TALES. This unique collection of tales is brought to life with the captivating illustrations by Robert Cruikshank, offering readers a visually delightful experience alongside the engaging narratives compiled in this volume.
The illustrator: Isaac Robert Cruikshank, sometimes known as Robert Cruikshank (27 September 1789 – 13 March 1856), was a caricaturist, illustrator and portrait miniaturist, the less well-known brother of George Cruikshank, both sons of Isaac Cruikshank. Just like them he holds importance as a pioneer in the history of comics for creating several cartoons which make use of narrative sequence and speech balloons.
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