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Reid 4956. An book with wood engraved illustrations entitled: 'More hints on etiquette.' with illustrations by George Cruikshank. Bound in brown cloth with a gold figure and the title on the front cover. Lettered on the title-page: "More hints on etiquette for the use of society at large and young gentlemen in particular." "With cuts by George Cruikshank." An illustration on the title-page: Reid 3864 (see below). Lettered below the image: "Third Edition. London: Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, MDCCCXXXVIII."
With the following illustrations:
1. Reid 3864. 'Vignette on the title-page.' A "fop" with his glass eye bowing to the viewer.
2. Reid 3865. 'The Shade of Simpson.' Master of the ceremonies at Vauxhall Gardens as he appeared to the author, standing on two polished black walking sticks by way of stilts.
3. Reid 3866. 'A caricature of wearing the hair.' Full behind, representing an exquisite in whose thatch a pair of birds have built a nest, and attend to their young, quite unconcerned about their habitation.
4. Reid 3867. 'Figure of a finished fop.' Who is giving ladies an opportunity of contemplating a full back view of his elegant figure. (This cut is also used as an embellishment to the cloth binding, and printed in gold.)
5. Reid 3868. 'A gentleman standing' by the side of a large mirror in the dress circle of a great metropolitan theatre and dressed in a light coloured macintosh.
6. Reid 3869. 'Another gentleman' at the same theatre in the stage box, which the author first took for "the body of a bear, with a gasping cod's head on his shoulders, covered with a ragged mop.
7. Reid 3870. 'A finished gentleman' a pleasure seeker, helplessly intoxicated, supporting himself by a lamp post, after spending the night at the cider cellars.
8. Reid 3871. 'A sugar cask.' With miniature fashionable people hovering above, emblematical of the company that buzz about a place where wine and cake are to be had for nothing.
9. Reid 3872. 'A boy endeavouring to make a whistle of a pig's tail.'
With an adverisement for George Cruikshank's works at the beginning of the book and "Beautifully illustrated works by Charles Tilt at the end. Including an advertisement for Tilt's miniature classical library on reduced scale pages at the back on the book.
Letterpress and wood engraving.
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Height: 110 millimetres (approx. page height, advertisement for Tilt's miniature classical library)
Height: 144 millimetres
Width: 69 millimetres (approx. page width advertisement for Tilt's miniature classical library)
Width: 96 millimetres (approx. page width)
- Curator's comments
- Description from GW Reid, 'A descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank.' 1871.
The author's pseudonym in Greek lettering can be reas as "Paid agogos." a pun on paidagogos/ teacher.)
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