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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.

Former Title(s):

Comic almanack and diary 1850-1852

Additional Title(s):

Comic almanack

Published/Created:
London : Imprinted for C. Tilt [etc., 1834?-1852?]
Physical Description:
19 v. ill. ; 14-17 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
AY758.C7 C66
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gloria Scheuer
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Periodicals
Notes:
BEIN Ayd18 C735: has presentation inscription from W. Linton to Miss Linton and given by her to W.H. Hopson.
SML Ip B592 845h bound with Blanchard, E. L. Heads & tales of travellers.
BEIN 1979 S28: Has bookplate of S. Krech.
BEIN In T325 839c and In T325 840c: From the Depew Collection.
BEIN 1980 S35 has bookplate of Matthew Chaloner Durfee Borden.
BAC: British Art Center has 1839, 1840 and 1850. 1830. The 1839 issue has laid in an ALS, 15 May 1838, from George Wright to W.M. Thackery in answer to Thackeray's proposal to furnish a contribution for the next almanack laid in. 1850 issue has the autograph of Hastings Worrin. Publisher's advertisements in all 3 almanacks.
SML Ayd18 C735b: Imperfect: 2d ser. lacks t.-p.
Preliminary notice by J.C. Hotten.
No more published.
Editor varies: Rigdum Funnidos, gent., 1835-1847; 1848-1849, Horace Mayhew; 1850-1852, Henry Mayhew; 1853, Robert Brough.
Illustrated by George Cruikshank, 1850-1853.
Cohn, A.M. George Cruikshank, 184
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 97,160,180
Subject Terms:
Almanacs, English -- England -- London.
Bogue, David -- Publisher.
Borden, Matthew Chaloner Durfee, 1842-1912 -- Bookplate.
Depew Collection.
Hopson, William Fowler, 1849-1935 -- Presentation inscription from Miss Linton.
Krech, Shepard 1891- -- Bookplate.
Linton, W. J. (William James), 1812-1897 -- Presentation inscription to Miss Linton.
Scheuer, Gloria -- Provenance.
Thackeray, W.M. -- ALS from George Wright, May 15, 1838.
Tilt, Charles -- Publisher.
Vizetelly, Henry -- Printer.
Worrin, Hastings -- Autograph.
Wright, George -- ALS to W.M. Thackeray, May 15, 1838.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1850.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1850.
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.
Hine, Henry George, 1811-1895.
Funnidos, Rigdum.
Brough, Robert B. (Robert Barnabas), 1828-1860.
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