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Title(s):

The Comic almanack; an ephemeris in jest and earnest, containing merry tales, humorous poetry, quips, and oddities. By Thackeray, Albert Smith, Gilbert À Beckett, the brothers Mayhew ... With many hundred illustrations by George Cruikshank and other artists.

Additional Title(s):

Comic almanack

Published/Created:
London : J.C. Hotten [between 1863 and 1873]
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
AY758.C7 C66a
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gloria Scheuer
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Articles & Chapters
Notes:
Reprint of the almanac originally published from 1835 to 1853.
Preliminary notice by J.C. Hotten.
J.C. Hotten published at this address from 1863 to 1873. Cf. Brown. London publishers and printers.
BAC: British Art Center copy has 1st series only (along with the 2nd series of the Chatto & Windus edition). Bookplate of P.L.D. Perry. Bound in half calf.
SML,Y Ayd18 C735b: Imperfect: 2d ser. lacks t.-p.
Subject Terms:
Almanacs, English.
Hotten, J. C. -- Publisher.
Perry, P. L. D. -- Bookplate.
Scheuer, Gloria -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1863-1873.
Engravings -- 1863-1873.
Contributors:
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill.
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863.
Smith, Albert, 1816-1860.
À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott, 1811-1856.
Mayhew, Horace, 1816-1872.
Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887.
Hotten, John Camden, 1832-1873.
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