DescriptionGeorge Cruikshank, English illustrator (1792 - 1878). A Handbook for Posterity: or Recollections of "Twiddle Twaddle". London: W.T. Spencer, 1896.
Unnumbered copy from a limited edition of 200. Initialed by the engraver and publisher. Illustrated, with engraved plates by Cruikshank. Octavo. Contemporary quarter leather over cloth covered boards, spine lettered in gilt. Extremities gently rubbed and edgeworn. Light foxing scattered throughout. Owner's ink gift inscription dated 1861. Very good. [Together with:] The Comic Almanack, Second Series, 1844 - 1853. London: Chatto and Windus, . Profusely illustrated by Cruikshank and others. Twelvemo. Publisher's cloth with titles and decoration in gilt. Extremities gently rubbed and edgeworn. Front and rear hinges cracked. Light toning throughout. Very good. From the collection of Judith Adelman.
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