Gilded cover & spine

George Cruikshank


embossed gilding

18.8 x 14.7 cm framed

Prominently displayed are two scenes for "Cinderella and The Glass Slipper" in George Cruikshank's Fairy Library.

The 1865 volume was published the year after the final story,"Puss in Boots," appeared separately in the series' now-standard paperback format, 18 cm high by 13 cm wide. The book contains forty illustrations drawn and etched by Cruikshank, 1854-64.

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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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