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The history of Jack & the bean-stalk / edited and illustrated with six etchings by George Cruikshank.

Additional Title(s):

Jack and the beanstalk.

London : David Bogue, 86 Fleet Street, [1854]
Physical Description:
32 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3991.A1 J33 1854
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gloria Scheuer
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Copyright Status:
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Printed by G. Barclay, Castle St. Leicester Sq.
At head of title: George Cruikshank's fairy library.
Printed wrappers, the front engraved by Thomas Williams.
Cohn, A.M. George Cruikshank, 197
Osborne Collection of early children's books, 1566-1910, p. 596
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in half red calf and marbled boards. List of illustrations precedes frontispiece. Frontispiece is the plate "Jack climbing the bean-stalk". Plate at p. 28 is "Fairies tie the giant up in the bean-stalk".
BAC: British Art Center copy has bound with it: Cinderella and the glass slipper / edited and illustrated ... by George Cruikshank. London : D. Bogue, [1854]; and, Hop-o'my-thumb / edited and illustrated ... by George Cruikshank. London : D. Bogue, [1853].
Publisher's advertisement on back printed wrapper.
Subject Terms:
Barclay, G. -- Printer.
Bogue, David -- Publisher.
Children's stories.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1854.
Giants -- Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
Scheuer, Gloria -- Provenance.
Juvenile literature -- England -- London -- 1854.
Fairy tales -- England -- London -- 1854.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill.
Williams, Thomas, b. ca. 1800, engraver.

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