Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Cruikshank Proof Etchings on Undivided Plates

    George Cruikshank. Complete Series of Eleven Proof Etchings and an Etched Sheet of Music on Four Undivided Plates for "The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman." London: 1839.

    Large folio. Three undivided plates of four proof illustrations each pasted down on rectos with thin paper guards.

    Brown half morocco over marbled paper boards. Marbled endpapers. Binding worn and noticeably abraded in several spots. Chipping to spine ends. Corners bumped and rubbed. Bookplate and previous catalog description on front pastedown. Large marginal dampstain to bottom gutter. Foxing throughout, lighter on the plates. A unique item in very good condition.

    William Makepeace Thackeray (or possibly Charles Dickens, or even Cruikshank himself) adapted the traditional ballad "The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman" in 1839. The text of the 1839 edition is generally attributed to Thackeray or Cruikshank, and the notes and introduction to Charles Dickens.


    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,212

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 October 25 Manuscripts - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 May 11 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 May 11 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,136,520