[BINDING]. [CRUIKSHANK, George]. THACKERAY, William Makepeace (1811-1863). An Essay on the Genius of George Cruickshank. [London: n.p., ca 1840].
8vo (215 x 133 mm). Title written in manuscript on engraved portrait of Cruikshank, numerous wood-cut illustrations in text, EXTRA ILLUSTRATED by the addition of 76 illustrations by Cruikshank, many hand-colored, mounted or window mounted. Later crimson crushed levant, gilt signature of Cruikshank, four characters after Cruikshank gilt, smooth spine gilt-lettered with two characters after Cruikshank gilt, edges gilt (2 1/2 in portion of lower joint starting). A reprint of Thackeray's essay from The Westminster Review, June 1840.
Estimate $ 400-600