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Reid 4707. A chapbook entitled: 'The story of George Panton or, mischievous effects arising from children being too fond of talking.'
In a blue paper wrapper lettered on the title-page: "London: Printed and Published by James Wallis, 77, Berwick Street, Soho. Price Threepence."
With two wood engraved illustrations:
1. Reid 2860. 'Eliza Panton on her knees entreating the bailiffs to release her brother who was the victim of an indiscretion.'
2. Reid 2861. 'Mr Vassal taking his daughter Elmira to see young Panton in prison to show her that her love of talking was stronger than her principle of honour.'
3. Reid 2862. Mr Vassal after releasing young Panton from his creditors promising to complete his satisfaction by procuring a reconciliation with his father.'
An advertisement for new publications at Wallis's warehouse is printed on the back of the wrapper.
One of four chapbooks bound together in a brown leather effect binding lettered on the spine: "Tracts illustrated by G. Cruikshank 1818-1823." (see associated titles.)
Wood engraved illustrations on a letterpress pamphlet.
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Height: 121 millimetres
Width: 76 millimetres
- 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: 'Generosity of an Arabian Prince' (In a similar 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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