SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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CRUIKSHANK, George.
Cinderella and the Glass Slipper.

Published
London: Published for the Artist by Frederick Arnold, 86, Fleet Street, [1853-1854]
References
Cohn 98
Plates
6
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
London: Published for the Artist by Frederick Arnold, 86, Fleet Street, [1853-1854]
Ref
475

Illustrated with 6 etched plates this copy extra-illustrated by a set of 6 duplicate hand-coloured plates tipped in opposite the uncoloured version. 31 pp. Original pictorial paper covers, protected by contemporary folding maroon cloth boards and silk tie, a matching solander box with gilt in rule and gilt letters and compartments to spine. Matching illustrations in black and white and in hand colour. Good condition. Coloured plates in order: 1. Title page. Cinderella in the Chimney-Corner. 2. Cinderella scouring the Pots and Kettles / Cinderella helping her Sisters to Dress for the Royal Ball. 3. The Pumpkin, and the Rat, and the Mice, and the Lizards, being changed by the Fairy into a Coach, Horses, and Servants, to take Cinderella to the Ball at the Royal Palace / The Fairy changing Cinderella's Kitchen dress into a beautiful Ball dress. 4. The Prince, picking up Cinderella's Glass Slipper / Cinderella leaving the Royal Palace after the Clock had struck Twelve. 5. The Herald's proclaiming the Prince's wish, that all the single Ladies should try on the Glass Slipper / Cinderella having fitted on the Glass Slipper produces its fellow. 6. The Marriage of Cinderella to the Prince.