SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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Collection of Cruikshank Works (Sir Walter Scott's).

London and Paris: Fisher, Son & Co, 1841.
Cohn 730
London and Paris: Fisher, Son & Co, 1841.

Oblong 8vo contemporary full gilt crimson morocco upper and lower board with inner straight lined gilt border with foliage corner pieces within another triple straight lined gilt border. Spine with six decorative gilt compartments of raised bands, gilt lettering on the second compartment. All edges gilt, marbled paste down and free end papers, beautiful gilt inner dentelles. Privately bound. 36 attractive caricature plates by Cruikshank and one 19th century pencil drawing inserted. An excellent copy of this RARE, privately bound collection - the plates are clean and crisp. This is a complete collection of all the Cruikshank works that appeared in Sir Walter Scott's "Waverly Novels". This collection also contains an extra plate with an accompanying pencil drawing upon which the plate was based. Coloured plates in order: 1. "Eh, sirs!" 2. "Lady Waverley! ten thousand a year!" 3. "Pro-di-gi-ous!" 4. "Gape sinner, and swallow!" 5. Mrs. Heukbane & Mrs. Shortcake. 6. My good friends "favete linguis." 7. Osbaldistone at Squire Inglewoods. 8. Fray at Jeanie Mac Alpines. 9. "Not again - not again!" 10. "Whiles at brose-time." 11. "Jeanie, I say, Jeanie, woman." 12. A "summat" to eat and drink. 13. The Captain of Knockdunder. 14. Caleb catering for Wolf's Crag. 15. Captain Dalgetty at Ardenvohr. 16. The Black Knight & the Clerk of Copmanhurst. 17. "One foot nearer & I plunge myself from the precipice." 18. Athelstan's escape from the dungeon. 19. Abbot Boniface & Father Philip. 20. "Knowest thou then this token?" 21. The Abbot of Unreason. 22. The Pardoner's legend. 23. Flibbertigibet, Tresilion & Wayland Smith. 24. Dickie Sledge and the Giant Porter. 25. Norna dispatching the provisions. 26. The Citizen and the soldier. 27. Peveril and Chiffinch. 28. Cardinal Balueat the Boar Hunt. 29. Meg Dods and Captain Mac Turk. 30. Dougal Mac Callum and Hutcheon. 31. Sir Kenneth and the Dwarfs of the Chapel. 32. Master Holdenough interrupted in his Vocation. 33. The Revellers. 34. Philipson & the German Innkeeper. 35. Brenhilda, Agelastes & Sylvan. 36. The Middlemans Wives & Gideon Gray.