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    George Cruikshank in Beautiful Bindings

    Blanchard Jerrold. The Life of George Cruikshank: In Two Epochs. London: Chatto and Windus, 1882.

    First edition, extra illustrated. Four octavo volumes. 184; 284; 100; 280 pages. Volumes I and II with continuous pagination, and Volume III and IV with continuous pagination. Over 200 plates, numerous hand-colored.

    Uniform custom full red morocco with five raised bands by Bayntun. Decorative gilt ruling to boards and compartments. Gilt title to backstrip. All edges gilt. Turn-ins with gilt ruling. Marbled endpapers and doublures. Each volume with a different character, in onlaid leather, on the front board. Minor darkening along backstrips. Joints cracking on all with boards of Volume II becoming loose. Faintly rubbed with a few small scuffs. Offsetting to endpapers from turn-ins. Occasional scattered foxing. A very good set. From the Estate of John McLaughlin.


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