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Cruikshankian Momus Pictorial Broadsides – 1892

$750.00

Cruikshankian Momus Pictoral Broadsides and Humorous Song-Headings Fifty-two Comic Designs to Popular Ballads by The Three Cruikshanks The Elder Isaac, Robert, and the Great George Coloured by Hand (After the Originals). London: John C. Nimmo, 1892

 

 

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The Cruikshankian Momus “Let Momus Rule the Day” Pictorial Broadsides and Humorous Song-Headings Fifty-two Comic Designs to Popular Ballads by The Three Cruikshanks The Elder Isaac, Robert, and the Great George Coloured by Hand (After the Originals). London: John C. Nimmo, 1892. Imperial 8vo, [vii; 136 pages]. Gilt-stamped blue cloth, with the book plate of Doris Louise Benz. Top page edge gilt. Head and tail of the spine bumped. An extraordinarily bright untrimmed copy, printed on fine laid paper. Illustrations hand-colored. Copy number 337 of 520 copies printed for Britain and America, after which the type was distributed.