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Proof plate, "The Opening of the Great Hive of the World May 1 1851 or the Industrial Exhibition of All… by  George Cruikshank - First edition - 1851 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints (SKU: 17622)

Proof plate, "The Opening of the Great Hive of the World May 1 1851 or the Industrial Exhibition of All Nations", illustration from "1851 or, The adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Sandboys and family: who came up to London to 'enjoy themselves,' and to see the Great Exhibition"

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Proof plate, "The Opening of the Great Hive of the World May 1 1851 or the Industrial Exhibition of All Nations", illustration from "1851 or, The adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Sandboys and family: who came up to London to 'enjoy themselves,' and to see the Great Exhibition"

by Cruikshank, George

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London: David Bogue, 1851. First edition. Print. Very good overall. A proof plate on india paper. This busy view shows the pavilion as a "beehive shape, with the throngs watching the King and Queen move towards the entrance. The title appears in a banner which extends across the top of the sky. The backing paper is a little foxed, mostly on the verso, and there is a small marginal crescent shaped mark on the right edge, just touching the india paper. India paper 44.5 x 21.5 on paper with a slightly larger platemark, and paper 48.5 x 26.5 cm. Douglas 254. (The Works of George Cruikshank: Classified and Arranged with References to Reid's Catalogue and Their Approximate Values (1903) by Richard Douglas.).

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Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
17622
Title
Proof plate, "The Opening of the Great Hive of the World May 1 1851 or the Industrial Exhibition of All Nations", illustration from "1851 or, The adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Sandboys and family: who came up to London to 'enjoy themselves,' and to see the Great Exhibition"
Author
Cruikshank, George
Format/binding
Print
Book condition
Used - Very good overall
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
David Bogue
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1851
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