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Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887.

1851, or, The adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Sandboys and family, who came up to London to "enjoy themselves," and to see the Great Exhibition / by Henry Mayhew, and George Cruikshank.

Additional Title(s):


Eighteen hundred and fifty-one

Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Sandboys and family

London : David Bogue, [1851]
Physical Description:
[4], 242 (i.e. 240) p., [10] leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR4989.M57 E34 1851
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gloria Scheuer
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Copyright Status:
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Etchings designed and etched by George Cruikshank. Wood engraved title page by G. & E. Dalziel.
Printed by Savill & Edwards, 4, Chandos Street, Covent Garden.
Date of publication from Cohn.
Originally issued in 8 parts, Feb.-Sept. 1851.
Illustrated title page.
Pages 63-64 omitted in pagination.
Cohn, A.M. George Cruikshank, 548
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-tooled red calf, by Zaehnsdorf. Original dark blue wrapper and spine stamped in gilt bound in at end.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Bogue, David -- Publisher.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England) -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Fiction.
Savill & Edwards -- Printer.
Scheuer, Gloria -- Provenance.
Zaehnsdorf (Firm) -- Bookbinder.
Etchings -- 1851.
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1851.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill.
Dalziel Brothers, engraver.

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