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TOM THUMB; a Burletta, Altered from Henry Fielding, by Kane O'Hara. With Designs by George Cruikshank.
Edition: First of this edition
London: Thomas Rodd, 1830. First edition with the Cruikshank illustrations, first issue, with the misnumbered pages. 16mo, softcover, original beige paper covers. , 34, (35, ad), (36, blank) + 4 page William Pickering catalogue + (2) page smaller ad for "Knowledge for the People" + [2, blank] pp. Title page vignette (repeated on front cover), frontispiece, four full page illustrations in text, and tail piece by George Cruikshank. Backstrip perished, but covers still attached; covers have light soiling; very small creases to outer corners; else a VG clean copy of this fragile little book. A.M. Cohn, GEORGE CRUIKSHANK, no. 615, stating that the error was soon corrected and that the first issue is scarce. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.Book ID: 15301More details Price: USD $125.00 USD $112.50