Cruikshank illustrated books
George Cruikshank (1792-1878)
George Cruikshank was a British caricaturist and book illustrator, praised as the ‘modern Hogarth’ during his life. His book illustrations for his friend Charles Dickens, and many other authors, reached an international audience.
Collectible George Cruikshank
Popular works during a very productive career include: Pierce Egan's Life in London 1821; Grimms'Fairy Tales, published in two volumes as German Popular Stories, 1823; The Comic Almanack(1835–1853); and of course Oliver Twist, 1838.
Latest Cruikshank Illustrated Books
First edition. 8vo. Title vignette, 6 etched plates and tailpiece by Cruikshank. Turn-of-the-century green crushed morocco gilt by Hyman Zucker with original covers bound in, housed in a custom blue-green cloth slipcase.£1,250
4to. Half-title, frontispiece, title, dedication,  p. contents,  p. list of illustrations,  pp. introduction, 376 pp. Original brown cloth over bevelled boards, gilt-lettered spine, t.e.g., others untrimmed; lightly rubbed.£220
First edition, first issue; 2 volumes, 8vo; 12 illustrations by George Cruikshank, occasional, light foxing, mostly to preliminary and terminal leaves, publisher's floral-patterned, embossed, pink cloth, spines gilt, a little rubbed and dust-soiled, spines faded, otherwise very good; xix, , 288; ix, , 263 , 36 (ads) pp.£2,200