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Arliss's funny library, of wit, satire, and humour : containing, facetiae, under the heads of pasquinades, anecdotes, jeu d'esprits, witticisms : mornings at Bow Street, new punning songs, broad grins, maxims, irish bulls, conundrums, anagrams, enigmas, bon mots, whims, tid bits, curious epitaphs, brevities, yarns, miseries, long bows, puzzles, &c., &c., : embellished with forty-eight numerous wood engravings by the most eminent artists.
Additional Title(s):
Funny library of, of wit, satire, and humour
London : Printed and published by H. A. Arliss, 22, Addle Street, Wood Street, Cheapside, 1832.
Physical Description:
128 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1475 .A75 1832
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Original parts have caption title: Arliss's funny library.
Some illustrations thought to be done by George Cruikshank.
Many of the wood engravings signed: W.C. Walker. One signed: W.C. Walker. Guildford Pla., Spa Fields, London.
Originally issued in 16 weekly parts, July 21 -November, 1832.
"It will be seen that the present number concludes the volume of the "Funny library" ... Subscribers wishing to bind their sets may receive the title, preface, &c. by application at our office ... "--Notice, p. 128.
NSTC, 2A15607
Cohn, A. N. George Cruikshank, 40
BAC: British Art Center copy inscribed: Lt. D. Avent. Bound in cloth, with printed title label on upper cover.
Subject Terms:
Arliss, H.A. -- Publisher.
Avent, D., Lt. -- Autograph.
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Puns and punning.
Satire, English.
Wit and humor.
Wood engravings -- 1832.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill.
Walker, William Chester, engraver.

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