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Reid 4792. A chapbook entitled: 'Generosity of an Arabian Prince.' In a blue paper wrapper.
Lettered on the title-page:
"Generosity of an Arabian Prince. Singular interposition of providence." With the publisher's details printed at the foot of the page:
"London: Printed and published by James Wallis, 77 Berwick Street, Soho. Price Threepence."
With the following wood engraved illustrations by George Cruikshank:
1. Reid 3210: 'Prince Hatem-tai's extraordinary horse led by a groom with a spear in his hand.'
2. Reid 3211. 'King Numan's courtier astonished at his crime and the magnanimity of the Prince he promised to murder.'
3. Reid 3212: 'Singular Interdisposition of providence.'
Bound with three chapbooks in a brown leather effect binding, lettered on the spine: "Tracts llustrated by G. Cruikshank 1816-1823." (see associated titles.)
Wood engraved illustrations to a chapbook
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Height: 121 millimetres (approx. page height)
Width: 76 millimetres (approx. page width)
- Curator's comments
- Description based on GW Reid, 'A descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank.'
According to Cohn 15 volumes of 'Juvenile tales' were published all containing wood engravings by George Cruikshank.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: 'The story of George Panton.' (In the same format, bound in the same volume.)
Associated Title: 'The adventures of a Bible.' (Bound in the same volume.)
Associated Title: 'Divine and moral songs.' (Bound in the same volume.)
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