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Comic almanack ... containing merry tales, humorous poetry, quips, & oddities
London: John Camden Hotten, 1870. 1870 EXQUISITE George Cruikshank Comic Almanack Caricature Thackeray IllustratedGeorge Cruikshank was one of England's best and most notable 19th-century caricaturists and book illustrators.The 'Comic Almanack' is a collection of 19th-century tales and poems etched by George Cruikshank. This work includes the works of famed authors such as Thackeray, Albert Smith, the Brothers Mayhew, Robert Brough and Gilbert A'Beckett."In 1835 Cruikshank issued the first number of the 'Comic Almanack,' with a dozen 'right merrie' cuts (etchings) 'pertaining to the months' by himself, and a few minor embellishments. Sometimes the letterpress was supplied by distinguished contributors. To the issue for 1839 Thackeray contributed 'Stubb's Calendar, or the Fatal Boots,' to be followed in 1840 by 'Barber Cox, and the Cutting of his Comb,' afterwards called 'Cox's Diary.'" (DNB).This undated edition contains hundreds of illustrations including fold out illustrations. Item number: #10514Price: $599VariousComic almanack ... containing merry tales, humorous poetry, quips, & odditiesLondon, John Camden Hotten, [1870].Details: · Collation complete with all pages: 2 volumeso Vol. 1 - 1st series, 1835-1843, [7], 388, [4]o Vol. 2 - 2nd series, 1844-1853, [7], 428, [4]o Very heavily illustrated in both volumes· Language: English· Binding: Leather; tight and secure· Size: ~7.5in X 5.5in (19cm x 13.5cm)Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will of … [Click Below for Full Description]
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