CHRISTMAS STORIES. Containing John Wildgoose the Poacher, The Smuggler. and Good-Nature, or Parish matters. CRUIKSHANK. GEORGE. Illustrates., Anon, E. Berens.

CHRISTMAS STORIES. Containing John Wildgoose the Poacher, The Smuggler. and Good-Nature, or Parish matters.

Printed by W. Baxter, Oxford, for J. Parker and F. C. & J. Rivington. London.,1823.

FIRST EDITION. 12mo. (6.8 4.3 inches). 3 Illustrations by George Cruikshank. A fine clean copy in early twentieth century binding by Riviere. Full tan morocco with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Paper watermarked 1822. Blank endpapers showing some foxing but the text papges are fine and bright. Published anonymously but the author is known to be E. Berens. .A handsome book with quality illustrations by Cruikshank. Cohn #71.:.

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