Mayhew-Cruikshank: Mayhew (the Brothers), Whom to Marry and How to Get Married! Or, The Adventures of a Lady in Search of a Good Husband. Edited by the Brothers Mayhew, Illustrated by George Cruikshank. London, D. Bogue, N.D. [1847-1848].
First edition, April 1848, with the front wrapper to Part I bound in front of the half-title and title-page, 271 pages, 16 pages of advertisements and back cover from Part I bound in after the text, with the wrappers and advertisements for Parts II to VI following: II (8 pp); III (2 pp) note: Cohn says the inside of the back wrapper should be blank, but this copy has an advertisement for Gavarni in London! ; IV (18 pp), small 12mo inset not in this copy; V (4 pp) small slip inset mentioned by Cohn not present; VI (3 pp counting ad on recto of back cover). [front wrapper Part I+half-title+frontispiece+title-page+dedication to Joshua Mayhew+List of Plates (p.vii)+271 pages (verso of p. 271 blank); lxii]
Rebound in full twentieth century brown morocco with the original gilt back-strip laid down, top page-edge gilt, silk headband. A fine, bright, and clean copy. Twelve illustrations by George Cruikshank. Cohn 545.