George Cruikshank (London, 1792 - 1878, London)

Points of Humour , 1823

Printed ink on paper, 25.08 x 15.88 cm (9 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.) binding

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Object details

Accession number

8.a.3.29

Creators

  • George Cruikshank (London, 1792 - 1878, London) - author
  • C. Baldwyn (active London, 1817 - 1825) - publisher
  • Robert Riviere (London, 1808 - 1882, London) - binder

Object Case

Presidents and Statesmen Case

Language

English

Publication Place

London

Binding Description

Full blue crushed levant morocco extra; on the sides, a double fillet succeeded by a double and a single fillet with fleurons at the exterior corners; tooled back; inside borders; gilt top

Description

2 vols. bound in 1 : paper ; ill. ; 26 cm. (8°)

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection at an unknown date.

Bibliography

Isabella Stewart Gardner. A Choice of Manuscripts and Bookbindings from the Library of Isabella Stewart Gardner, Fenway Court (Boston, 1922), p. 88.


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