London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. Item #05655
The Comic Blackstone
CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator. A’BECKETT. The Comic Blackstone. A New Edition. With illustrations by George Cruikshank. London, Bradbury and Evans, 1857.
Two parts in one mall octavo volume (6 5/8 x 4 1/8 inches; 169 x 105 mm.). xii, 252 pp. Engraved woodcut pictorial title-page and engraved woodcut illustration on last page.
Bound by Zaehnsdorf ca. 1900 in three quarter dark blue calf over marbled boards, smooth spine decorated in gilt and with red morocco label lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.
The first edition appeared in two parts in 1844-1846. There were several reissues in one volume from 1846 on.
Cohn 1. (First edition).