London: Chatto and Windus, 1882. First edition of the first full-length study of George Cruikshank. Over eighty illustrations by Cruikshank, including plates, and text illustrations of various sizes. Dedicated to Gustave Doré. Corners lightly bumped. A very good, bright set. Original brown cloth, stamped in black and gilt. Two volumes, octavo. xvi, 284; viii, 280 pp. Item #6950
William Blanchard Jerrold (1826-1884), the son of Douglas Jerrold, was a journalist. He contributed to Douglas Jerrold’s Weekly Newspaper and Lloyd’s Weekly, and collaborated with Doré in Paris. He published a Life of Napoleon III, with the help of the empress, and a life of his father.