Hop-o' My-Thumb and the seven-league boots /

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Author / Creator:Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, creator.
Imprint:London : David Bogue, [1853]
London : Printed by G. Barclay
Description:30 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Series:George Cruikshank's fairy library ; [1]
George Cruikshank's fairy library ; 1.
Subject:Fairy tales.
Fairy tales.
Juvenile literature -- England -- London -- 1853.
Fairy tales -- England -- London -- 1853.
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1853.
Printed wrappers (Binding)
Authors' presentation copies (Provenance)
Authors' presentation inscriptions (Provenance)
Format: Print Book
Local Note:Copy 2: University of Chicago Library's copy number 1 of 4 items housed together in clamshell box; with: [2]. A letter from Hop-o'-My-Thumb to Charles Dickens, esq. upon "Frauds on the fairies," "Whole hogs," &c. London : Published by D. Bogue, [1853]; [3]. Cruikshank, George. Cinderella and the glass slipper. London : David Bogue, [1854]; [4]. Photocopy of autograph letter (1 sheet with black mourning border) from Cruikshank to Lovell Reeve dated 11[?] November 1853: My dear Reeve, I accept yr invitation to yr sit[illegible] cigar party on Monday [illegible] next, but as I do not smoke now I shall take the liberty of bringing [illegible] partner Bellows with me in self defense. Yours truly, Geo. Cruikshank; original transferred to the Historical Manuscripts Collection.
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11358721
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Other authors / contributors:Bogue, David, 1852-1897, publisher.
Barclay, George, printer.
Reeve, Lovell, ǂd 1814-1865, former owner.
Woodin, William H. (William Hartman), 1868-1934, former owner.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, inscriber.
Provenance:Gift; Bakwin; 2017
Copy 2: Inscription: To Lovell Reeve esq. with a set of proofs and the regards of Geo. Cruikshank July 15, 1853.
Copy 2: Bookplate (inside clamshell box): William Hartman Woodin.
Copy 2: Binding: Illustrated printed green paper wrappers with advertisement for forthcoming "Jack and the bean-stalk" on rear cover; in blue clamshell box.
Notes:Cover illustration signed: T. Williams.
Date of publication from Osborne.
Cohn A.M. George Cruikshank: a catalogue raisonné́, entry 196
Osborne Collection of early children's books, 1566-1910, page 28

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Call Number: PR4519.C4 H6 1853
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