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The comic almanack : an ephemeris in jest and earnest, containing merry tales, humorous poetry, quips, and oddities / by Thackeray, Albert Smith, Gilbert A. Beckett, the brothers Mayhew ; with many hundred illustrations by George Cruikshank and other artists.
Additional Title(s):
Cruikshank's comic almanack
London : Chatto and Windus [1878?]
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 18-20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
AY758.C7 C66b
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gloria Scheuer
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Reprint of the almanac originally published from 1835 to 1853.
BAC: British Art Center copy contains the 2nd series only (together with 1st series of the J.C. Hotten edition). Bound in half calf. Bookplate of P.L.D. Perry.
Subject Terms:
Almanacs, English -- England -- London.
Chatto and Windus -- Publisher.
Perry, P. L. D. -- Bookplate.
Scheuer, Gloria -- Provenance.
Wood engravings -- 1878.
Engravings -- 1878.
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.

  • 1st series, 1835-1943.--2nd series, 1844-1954.

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