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Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) The Life of Sir John Falstaff , in Ten Parts, by Robert Barnabas Brough.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819TLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM


Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) The Life of Sir John Falstaff, in Ten Parts, by Robert Barnabas Brough. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1857[-1858]
First edition in parts, each in its original printed paper wrapper, illustrated, housed in a custom full red morocco case by Riviere, spine darkened, ex libris Albert M. Cohn; covers a trifle dirty with the occasional fold or abrasion, four covers with a rectangular section of the title supplied (?) from another copy, the repair neatly done, some covers blindstamped for presentation by the publisher, 10 x 7 in.
[Together with] Blanchard Jerrold's The Life of George Cruikshank in Two Epochs, New York: Scribner & Welford, 1882, first edition, extra-illustrated, in two octavo volumes, with an autograph note signed by Cruikshank tipped onto ffep of volume one, with colored illustrations, in full tan calf, gilt-tooled spines, some surface abrasions, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (3)
Estimate $600-800

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George Cruikshank, John Falstaff, Robert Barnabas Brough, London, Albert M. Cohn