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O'HARA, Kane.
George Cruikshank. (ills)
Tom Thumb; A Burletta, Altered from Henry Fielding, by Kane O'Hara. With Designes by George Cruikshank

Published
London: Joseph Thomas, 1837.
Plates
5
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
London: Joseph Thomas, 1837.
Ref
444

Slim 8vo newly rebound in tan calf leather. Panelled in gilt, red morocco title label to spine, gilt fore edges and gilt inner dentelles. 36pp. 10 plates by Cruikshank in 2 states; half hand coloured half uncoloured. Original pink wrappers. Scarce with the coloured plates. Coloured plates in order: 1. Frontis. Welcome, thrice welcome, mighty Thomas Thumb. 2. A ghost ! --stand off ! 3. Hey ting, my heart's on the wing. 4. TOM. An end of two ! Thou hast it. 5. Return again our England's Hannibal.