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    [George Cruikshank, illustrator]. Henry Mayhew. 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. London: David Bogue, [1851]. First edition thus. Publisher's half leather binding with gilt titles and five raised bands. Mispaginated, lacking numbers 62 and 63, as issued. Pictorial title page and ten engraved plates by Cruikshank, nine of which fold out. Some rubbing and edgewear to extremities. Some foxing and toning scattered throughout. Some small closed tears along edges of fold-out illustrations. Owner's ink gift inscription. Very good. From the collection of Judith Adelman.



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