May 14, 2019 - Sale 2508

Sale 2508 - Lot 72

Price Realized: $ 875
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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE and ISAAC (illustrators). Egan, Pierce. Life in London. 36 hand-colored aquatint plates, 3 folding plates of sheet music, and wood engravings in text by Isaac & George Cruikshank; 8 pages publisher's advertisements at end. 8vo, full tan calf bordered in gilt by Lloyd, Wallis & Lloyd, spine tooled in gilt in compartments, red morocco lettering piece, all edges gilt, boards bowed slightly; inner dentelles, offsetting to facing blanks from plates. first edition, first issue in book form, without footnote on p. 9; first sheet of music unnumbered; "good-bies" on p. 376; lacking "To the Subscribers" leaf at the end. Abbey Life 281; Tooley 196; Cohn 262. London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1821

Additional Details

with- Sporting Anecdotes, Original and Selected. Illustrated by J.R. Cruikshank and others with six plates, including three hand-colored (one folding). 8vo, contemporary green crushed morocco ruled in gilt by Hatchards, spine gilt in compartments, gilt turn-ins; scattered foxing, catalog clippings tipped to front flyleaf. New Edition. London, 1825. Tooley 202.