SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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SCOTT, Sir Walter.
George Cruikshank (illus),
Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft.

Published
London: John Murray, 1830.
References
Colas 2249; Lipperheide 3178; not in Abbey Life.
Plates
12
Binding/Size
Xs=12mo
Value
0-5000
Published
London: John Murray, 1830.
Ref
689

Large 12mo. SCARCE with 12 hand-coloured plates by George Cruikshank. Bound in full leather. Original spine and joint re-backed, raised bands in blind, gilt rule and black leather label to spine. o/w good & sound. With previous owner bookplate to front pastedown. SCARCE with the coloured plates. *Rebinding and restoration work on this book was carried out by Ron Norman of Hartlepool. (Ronnorm@aol.com)* Coloured plates in order: 1. The "Corps de Ballet". 2. The Spectre Skeleton. 3. The Goddess Freya. 4. Elfin Ducks. 5. The Persecuted Butler. 6. Elfin arrow Manufactory. 7. Fairy Revenge. 8. Puck in Mischief. 9. "Black John" Chastising the Witches. 10. Witches Frolic. 11. "Tak aff the Ghaist !" 12. The Ghost of Mrs. Leckie.