George Cruikshank's Table Book. George Cruikshank.

George Cruikshank's Table Book

London: Bell & Daldy, 1869. Cruikshank, George. New Edition. Hardcover. 277 pages. 24 x 17 cm. Edited by Gilbert Albert A'Beckett. Engraved title and twelve full-page engraved plates and 116 engravings on wood by Cruikshank. Gordon Ray [THE ILLUSTRATOR AND THE BOOK IN ENGLAND FROM 1790-1914, p.69], quotes Thackeray on Cruikshank, "There must be no smiling with Cruikshank....A man who does not laugh outright is a dullard." Clean, very fresh copy. Orig. navy cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Aeg. Fine. Item #19883

Price: $150.00

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