1897 Scarce First Edition - The CRUIKSHANK FAIRY BOOK - Four Famous Stories Illustrated.
Author: George Cruikshank.
Title: THE CRUIKSHANK FAIRY BOOK. Four Famous Stories: Puss in Boots, Jack and the Bean-Stalk, Hop-O'-My-Thumb, Cinderella. With 40 Illustrations by George Cruikshank.
Publisher: New York and London, G.P.Putnam's Sons & The Knickerbocker Press, 1897. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 .5" X 6 ".
Pages: viii-216 pages + catalogue.
Binding: Attractive, beautiful, and very good, near fine, fully decorated cloth binding (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean - as shown). All edges gilt.
Illustrations: Beautifully illustrated with 40 illustrations by George Cruikshank.
Estimate: (Scarce with practically no other copy available worldwide).
The book: Very attractive and scarce first edition of THE CRUIKSHANK FAIRY BOOK.
The illustrator: George Cruikshank (27 September 1792 – 1 February 1878) was a British caricaturist and book illustrator, praised as the "modern Hogarth" during his life. His book illustrations for his friend Charles Dickens, and many other authors, reached an international audience.
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