THE LOVING BALLAD OF LORD BATEMAN. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
London: David Bogue, 1851. Third edition (first was in 1839). Squarish 32mo, original limp olive cloth, pictorial front cover in gilt, maroon endpapers. (x), 11-40 pp. 11 etched comic illustrations by George Cruikshank, and one plate of music, inserted (complete). Spine is lightly sunned, with mild wear at tips; damp stain to all the plates but not to the text; VG clean and tight copy otherwise. "It is now generally conceded that Thackeray wrote the text and that the notes and preface were by Dickens" - Van Duzer, p. 69. Podeschi B84. Cohn #243