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Reid 4914. Number one of three volumes of an illustrated book entitled, Lucien Greville.
Lettered on the title-page: "By a Cornet in the Hon. East India Company's Service. With Etchings by George Cruikshank. There are two illustration plates in each volume.
With a quotation below:
"On gen'ral habits, and on arts which grow, Spontaneous in the minds of all mankind, Hath dwelt our argument." Akenside:
With the publication details at the foot of the page: "In three Volumes. Vol 1. London: Saunders and Otley, Conduit Street. MDCCCXXXIII.
On the verso "Thoms, Printer 12, Warwick Square." The illustrations are described by GW Reid as follows:
1. Reid 1574. "John Allen, the boatswain's mate carrying off the fiddler triumphantly to the amusement of Millman and Greville.
2. Reid 1575. De Ruyter showing Mrs Seymour and her party the name of his ancestor cut into the yew hedge.
Bound in cardboard, on the front cover:
"J. & R. Dewe's Public Circulating Library, Broad Street, Oxford. A general assortment of Stationery, Perfumery and Miscellaenous Articles. Pencil and Coloured Drawings lent to copy. Book binding, Engraving and Copper-Plate Printing, executed in the first style."
Etched illustrations to a letterpress book bound in card
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Height: 186 millimetres (approx. page height)
Width: 113 millimetres (approx. page width)
- Curator's comments
- Description from GW Reid. "A Descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank."
One of three volumes.
Trems and conditions of use of the lending library pasted inside the front cover.
- Not on display
- In fragile condition with loose front cover and pages.
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