Lot 17 of 175:
With many hundreds of illustrations by Cruikshank and others  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Comic Almanack: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest, containing Merry Tales, Humorous Poetry, Quips, and Oddities by Thackeray, Albert Smith, Gilbert a Beckett, the Brothers Mayhew
Author:
Cruikshank, George
Place:
London
Publisher:
Chatto & WIndus
Date:
1889
Description:

2 volumes. (iii), 388 pp., 32 ads dated August 1889; (ii), 428 pp., 32 ads dated August, 1881. With many hundreds of illustrations by George Cruikshank and other artists; many plates, some folding. (7½x5"), polished calf, gilt-stamped spines, cover rules, dentelles; original gilt-pictorial cloth covers are bound at the rear of both volumes.

First Series, 1835-1843 [and] Second Series, 1844-1853.

Donated by R. & A. Petrilla Booksellers, Roosevelt, NJ.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Covers detached; wear along edges; contents are clean and tight; very good.
 
Item number:
244053
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