Henry Heath The Caricaturist’s Scrap Book London Charles Tilt 1840

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Heath, Henry. The Caricaturist’s Scrap Book. [London] : [Charles Tilt], 1840. 27.5 cm x 37.5 cm [2 leaves; i, book title page; Omnium Gatherum, title page, 7 plates, first series; 6 plates, second series; Demonology & Witchcraft, 6 plates; Old Way’s & New Way’s. Designed & Etched by H. Heath, title page, 6 plates; Nautical Dictionary, title page, 6 plates; The Art of Tormenting, title page, 6 plates; Scenes in London, 12 plates with 4 individual numbered images on each plate 1-20; 21 numbered as 25, 22-47, 48 numbered as 21; Sayings & Doings, 5 plates; i] 60 plates total.

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[Oblong folio] Heath, Henry. The Caricaturist’s Scrap Book. [London] : [Charles Tilt], 1840. 27.5 cm x 37.5 cm [2 leaves; i, book title page; Omnium Gatherum, title page, 7 plates, first series; 6 plates, second series; Demonology & Witchcraft, 6 plates; Old Way’s & New Way’s. Designed & Etched by H. Heath, title page, 6 plates; Nautical Dictionary, title page, 6 plates; The Art of Tormenting, title page, 6 plates; Scenes in London, 12 plates with 4 individual numbered images on each plate 1-20; 21 numbered as 25, 22-47, 48 numbered as 21; Sayings & Doings, 5 plates; i] 60 plates total.

Bound in original publisher’s brown cloth, now worn, with a repaired spine, front hinge cracked,  with gilt title on the front cover. Plate 5 in Demonology is loose. Occasional foxing, heavier on the last plate. A presentation inscription in ink: “Miss Gladys Mendum To you, a happy New Year and all, / that Heaven Can Send, / Long life, long youth, good health, / pleasure and a friend, / truely [sic] yours. / J. A. Mendum 1898.”

Scraps and Sketches by George Cruikshank Second Printing 1834

William Makepiece Thackeray Essay on the Genius of George Cruikshank Profusely Extra Illustrated with Ephemera and Theatrical Manuscripts

Brough’s Life of Sir John Falstaff Extra-Illustrated with Twenty Colored Etchings by George Cruikshank 1858

Original Cruikshank Sketch Signed Twice Inscribed 1875 Presented to Walter Hines Page

 

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Author

Heath, Henry

Title

The Caricaturist’s Scrap Book