The Comic Almanack An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest, Containing Merry Tales, Humorous Poetry, Quips and Oddities. George Cruikshank, Illustrator.

The Comic Almanack An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest, Containing Merry Tales, Humorous Poetry, Quips and Oddities

London: Chatto and Windus, 1875. Cruikshank, George. Hardcover. 388 & 428 pp. 8vo, copiously illustrated, hundreds of illustrations by Cruikshank with many fold-out plates. Vol.I: Years 1835-43. Vol.II:Years 1844-53. Writers including Thackeray, Albert Smith, Gilbert A'Beckett, The Brothers Mayhew, etc., contributed. The years 1835-1853 embrace the best period of Cruikshank's artistic career. COHN 184. Fresh, clean set, more remarkable for the vividness of the gilt decorations, and brightness of the cloth. Two nicks at front cover joint, Vol.I, and rubbing to fore-edge head, Vol.II. Orig. publisher's green cloth, spine and front cover lettering and illustrations in gilt. Very good/near fine. 2 vols. Item #11720

Price: $290.00

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