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Cruikshank Ainsworth Jack Sheppard Extracted from Bentleys Miscellany 1839

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[Cruikshank] Ainsworth, William Harrison, Jack Sheppard, Extracted from Bentley’sMiscellany 1839. Re-paginated by hand: [2 blanks; frontispiece, title page “extracted from Bentley’s Miscellany; B1 of Bentley’s Miscellany corresponds to p. 1. (P. 29 on card stock. Blank on the verso.) P. 113 in Miscellany is I1 or p. 30 hand-numbered. 183 hand-numbered pages plus the verso of p. 183 for a total of 184 pages; 2 concluding blanks]. Page 88 (hand-numbered) is p. 463 from Miscellany and is cut and pasted down on card stock. Original wrappers not bound in. 27 etchings and 2 woodcuts by George Cruikshank. A variant of Cohn 13. This edition was apparently unknown to Cohn. Quarter red morocco on watered red silk, stamp-signed by Henry Young and Sons, Liverpool.

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[Cruikshank] Ainsworth, William Harrison, Jack Sheppard, Extracted from Bentley’s Miscellany 1839. Re-paginated by hand: [2 blanks; frontispiece, title page “extracted from Bentley’s Miscellany; B1 of Bentley’s Miscellany corresponds to p. 1. (P. 29 on card stock. Blank on the verso.) P. 113 in Miscellany is I1 or p. 30 hand-numbered. 183 hand-numbered pages plus the verso of p. 183 for a total of 184 pages; 2 concluding blanks]. Page 88 (hand-numbered) is p. 463 from Miscellany and is cut and pasted down on card stock. Original wrappers not bound in. 27 etchings and 2 woodcuts by George Cruikshank. A variant of Cohn 13. This edition was apparently unknown to Cohn. Quarter red morocco on watered red silk, stamp-signed by Henry Young and Sons, Liverpool.

gold-decorated spine, six inhabited compartments, five raised bands

Red Morocco Leather Spine, gold-decorated spine, six inhabited compartments, five raised bands.

Quarter red morocco on watered red silk, gold-decorated spine, six inhabited compartments, five raised bands, binding is stamp-signed by Henry Young and Sons, Liverpool.

First page of text excerpted from Bentley’s Miscellany.

Frontispiece by Cruikshank, inner lining, title-page of this first edition derived from parts as published in Bentley’s Miscellany.

Page 129, originally in Bentley’s Miscellany renumbered by hand here as page 38, opposite Cruikshank’s “The Storm.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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