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Title(s):

Points of humour : illustrated by the designs of George Cruikshank.

Published/Created:
London : Published by C. Baldwyn, Newgate Street, 1823-1824.
Physical Description:
2 pt. : ill. 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN6261 .P65 1823 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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PN6261 .P65 1823 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gloria Scheuer
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PN6261 .P65 1823 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gloria Scheuer
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Selections by various authors, chosen for the artist by an anonymous compiler.
Printed by D.S. Maurice, Fenchurch Street.
Issued in three states: plain, coloured and india proofs. Cf. Cohn.
Consists of two parts, both issued in a brown wrapper. Each "Point" has a plate. A 2nd edition of part 1 was issued in the same year as the 1st (1823). The wrappers of both parts are usually dated 1824, but the wrapper of the first issue of the 1st edition is dated 1823. Cf. Cohn.
Cohn, A.M. George Cruikshank, 176
BAC: British Art Center has three copies. Copy 1 in original sheets folded in quires, unsewn. Colored issue in cloth slipcase. Both parts of the British Art Center copy appear to be the second issue of the 1st edition. Second issue of part 1, with the text on white paper; second issue of part II, with the reading "ran out" on page 5, last line. Advertisements usually found in bound copies are not present. Bookplate: Herman LeRoy Edgar. Copy 2 lacks part 2. Illustrations uncolored. First issue. Plate 8 at p. 34 in its first state. Lacks advertising material. Bound in long-grained green morocco. Copy 3 is has both parts in 1 volume. Bound in half green leather and marbled boards. Illustrations uncolored. Part 1 is also first issue. Plate 8 at p. 34 in its first state. Lacks advertising material. Second part contains advertising material. First issue. Last line on p. 5 ends with the words "and did".
Subject Terms:
Anecdotes -- Great Britain.
Baldwyn, C. -- Publisher.
Edgar, Herman Le Roy -- Bookplate.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Maurice, D. S. -- Printer.
Satire, English.
Scheuer, Gloria -- Provenance.
Wit and humor, English.
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1823-1824.
Wood engravings -- 1823-1824.
Contributors:
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill.
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