Cruikshank’s Water Colours, Joseph Greco 1903 rebound, Near Fine, RARE

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Cruikshank’s Water Colours Author: Joseph Greco Publisher: A. & C. Black Release Date: 1903 Seller Category: ILLUSTRATION Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Excellent Sku: AFAB0033 Notes: Rebound. 9” x 6 ¼.” Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Covers are pristine, binding is tight. Pages clean and intact except for occasional foxing. Xxvi, [3], 326 pp. including 67 color plates. George Cruikshank (1792-1878) was a British illustrator and caricaturist whose popularity and technical skill earned him the nickname, “the modern Hogarth.” A charming presentation of Cruikshank’s watercolor illustrations in facsimile, within facsimile extracts of the following books they first appeared in: “Oliver Twist”, “The Miser’s Daughter”, and “History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798”, and “Emmett’s Insurrection in 1803”. This edition published by A. & C. Black, the prominent publishing house that is still in business to this day.