The Comic Almanack: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest, Containing Merry Tales, Humorous Poetry, Quips and Oddities (First Series 1835-1843)
by Thackeray, Albert Smith, Gilbert A. Beckett, The Brothers Mayhew
London: Chatto and Windus, 1853. Full leather. Near Fine. George Cruikshank et al. 1853 re-issue of Cruikshank's "Comic Almanack", with a signed, lovely full morocco binding by Bayntun & Riviere of Bath. Bright and Near Fine, with gilt-rule to the panels and 5 raised bands and detailed gilt-tooling at the spine. Thick 12mo, all edges gilt. Original dark-green cloth covers and spine bound-in at the rear. Hundreds of crisp illustrations thruout by Cruikshank and other artists. (Inventory #: 13821)
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