Twelve Etchings Of Sir John Falstaff. George Cruikshank.
Twelve Etchings Of Sir John Falstaff
Twelve Etchings Of Sir John Falstaff
Twelve Etchings Of Sir John Falstaff

Twelve Etchings Of Sir John Falstaff

London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans and Roberts, 1857. Stiff Wraps. First plate of the Series: with image of Sir John Falstaff Knight seated, "Drawn by William Shakespeare, Etched by George Cruikshank," and inscribed in pencil to "Erasmus Wilson Esq. F.R.S.with the regards of George Cruikshank," with his florid signature below the plate impression. All plates are 43.5 x 30 cm., printed on heavy stock. The first picture size is 16.5 x 12 cm. and presented vertically. The following eleven plates are horizontal, 17.5 x 11.5 cm. and captioned: Henry 4th with Scene and Act noted. Plates are generally clean with foxing in the margins. All eleven subsequent plates bear "Drawn & Etched by George Cruikshank......Pub. by Longman & Company. Orig. stiff wrappers. Very good. Item #21829

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