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Six Illustrations to Cowper's Diverting History of John Gilpin

Cruikshank, George

London. Charles Tilt. 1828
The rare issue of Cruikshank's plates, proofs on India paper, in the original wrappers.

'The illustrations (India proofs) were also issued unmounted separately without text, in brown paper printed wrappers, in royal octavo.' (Cohn).

[Cohn 169].
8vo. (236 x 164 mm). Six monochrome wood engravings by George Cruikshank, each printed recto only on India paper. (Sheet size: 212 x 158 mm). Original publisher's printed stitched paper wrappers, loose in later paper-lined brown cloth portfolio with gilt title to spine.
#41286

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