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The Humourist: A Collection of Entertaining Tales, Anecdotes, Epigrams, &c. (Volume I) by  Illustrator  George - Hardcover - 1892 - from Old Bookshelf (SKU: 000598)

The Humourist: A Collection of Entertaining Tales, Anecdotes, Epigrams, &c. (Volume I)

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The Humourist: A Collection of Entertaining Tales, Anecdotes, Epigrams, &c. (Volume I)

by Cruikshank, George, Illustrator

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  • hardcover
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London: John C. Nimmo, 1892. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cruikshank, George. 220pp. Marroon cloth boards, paper label on spine, top edge gilt. One of 260 copies printed and numbered. This volume contains 10 hand-colored illustrations with tissue-guards. Extremities rubbed, a few small spots on cover, label darkened and foxed but very legible.. Endpapers darkened, but interior is otherwise clean and illustrations are bright and fresh-looking. Some pages still unopened.

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Bookseller Inventory #
000598
Title
The Humourist: A Collection of Entertaining Tales, Anecdotes, Epigrams, &c. (Volume I)
Author
Cruikshank, George, Illustrator
Illustrator
Cruikshank, George
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John C. Nimmo
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1892
Keywords
Alfieri Foote "Jemmy Wright
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrated; Literature and Fiction;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
unopened
A state in which all or some of the pages of a book have not been separated from the adjacent pages, caused by a traditional...[more]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

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