An Essay on the Genius of Geo. Cruikshank. William Makepeace Thackeray.
An Essay on the Genius of Geo. Cruikshank.
An Essay on the Genius of Geo. Cruikshank.
An Essay on the Genius of Geo. Cruikshank.
(Cruikshank, George)

An Essay on the Genius of Geo. Cruikshank.

Cruikshank, George (illus.)

London: J. F. Dexter, 1883. Octavo. 60pp. Reprints Thackeray's text as it first appeared in The Westminster Review in 1840. This is an extra-illustrated copy with 79 plates taken from books illustrated by Cruikshank, of which twenty-three are in color. An etched portrait of Cruikshank by F. W. Pailthorpe appears on an engraved title page. In full purple crushed morocco by Morrell with wide double-ruled upper and lower panels, spine with Art Deco-style floral tooling in four compartments, and gilt turn-ins. Spine sunned, oil offsetting from binding to upper margin of preliminary leaves. Overall, a near fine copy. T.e.g. Item #24607

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