SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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CRUIKSHANK, George.
Illustrations of Time.

Published
London: Frederick Arnold, Fleet Street, 1874.
References
Abbey 'Life in England' 274.
Plates
6
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London: Frederick Arnold, Fleet Street, 1874.
Ref
430

Engraved title page and 6 x hand coloured caricature engravings. Oblong 4to, green cloth, stiff paper boards, with title in black to cover. Cloth frayed at head and tail of spine, boards, browned and soiled. First plate is loose. Coloured plates in order: 1. Five lively vignette scenes: A Long Time waiting / A Long Time to wait / A Short Time - going of an errand / A very Little Time - getting an answer / Time - Called... & Time - Come.... 2. Seven lively vignette scenes: Killing Time / Taking - by the Forelock / Too much Time / Trifling Time away / Time by Tide / Idling Time / Behind Time. 3. Six lively vignette scenes: Pastime / Time gone - past recalling! / Time Lost / Time, was made for slaves.../ Making up for Lost Time / Time thrown away. 4. Five lively vignette scenes: Hard Times...worse & worse, Semper idem!! (4 scenes) & Term Time. 5. Five lively vignette scenes: Summer Time / Winter Time / Time was / Time is / Time Badly Employed. 6. Seven lively vignette scenes: 'Christmas Time'. A remaining custom of "The Good Old Times" / A Jovial Time / Holiday Time - Twelfth Night or What you will / Time to be off! / Time's "but a walking shadow..." / Bed Time / Pudding Time.