Jack, climbing the Bean Stalk
13.8 x 10 cm vignetted
Facing p. 15 for "Jack and the Bean-stalk" in George Cruikshank's Fairy Library, Part Two (1865) with illustrations by George Cruikshank.
The story as adapted by George Cruikshank was originally issued in a thirty-two page, paperback format, 18 cm high by 13 cm wide, with six engravings, including this as the frontispiece, number ten in the series, drawn and etched by Cruikshank.
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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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