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Reid 4260. Pamphlet containing part 1 of the short story: "The Brighton Lodging-House or misadventures of an enthusiast." by Francis Higginson R.N. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. (Chapters 1 to 5)
In brown paper wrapper, lettered at the top of the title-page "No. 1, Price 6d." The design on the wrapper representing a gate, with the full title inscribed on it, and a crow nailed to the top with wings extended."
An "Advertisement inside the front cover."
With a single illustration plate, the frontispiece, Reid 2449. "The Sycophant Assailed." Billy Breeze setting his iron heel on Jack the monkey's tail, thus causing that animal to make his long teeth meet in Mr. Hoaksby Hunter's legs. Frontispiece to the "Brighton Lodging House." Lettered below the image: London: Published by J. How, Nov 1st 1849.
An advertisement on the back cover for "Elegant Toilet Requisites."
letterpress pamphlet with wood engraved title-page and etched frontispiece illustration.
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Height: 192 millimetres (approx. page height)
Width: 126 millimetres (approx. page width)
- Curator's comments
- Description from GW Reid, "A Descriptive Catalogue of the Works of George Cruikshank."
According to AM Cohn, Parts 1 and 2 were all that were issued.
The pages have not been cut which indicates that the text has not been read.
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