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Cruikshank, George 1792-1878

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The adventures of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Book )

151 editions published between 1846 and 2013 in English and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Twist, whose famous characters include Fagin, the cruel burglar Bill Sikes, and the wily and impudent pickpocket, the Artful Dodger (as well as the young orphan Oliver himself), was conceived by Dickens as a criticism of the Poor Law of 1824
Sketches by Boz : illustrative of every-day life and every-day people by Boz( Book )

214 editions published between 1836 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection presents a combination of journalistic sketches of London scenes and people along with short fictions. First published by the twenty-four-year-old Dickens under the pseudonym of Boz, they were later revealed under his own name. Dickens's genius for eccentric characters and his novelist's eye for telling details were on full display in this early work
The comic Blackstone by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett( Book )

69 editions published between 1844 and 2000 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ingoldsby legends : or, Mirth & marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby( Book )

129 editions published between 1840 and 1944 in English and Undetermined and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text features three series of short stories and one of miscellaneous poems. The short stories feature characters who possess intriguing names, such as Madam Witherspoon and Bloudie Jackie of Shrewsberrie. Stories include the Lady Rohesia and the Leech of Folkestone. Poems include the Truants, the Poplar, and, Hermann or the Broken Spear
The adventures of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Book )

46 editions published between 1838 and 1997 in English and German and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the adventures of the orphan boy who is forced to practice thievery and live a life of crime in nineteenth-century London
Sketches by Boz and other early papers, 1833-39 by Boz( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens's knowledge of London was "extensive and peculiar" - like Sam Weller's in Pickwick Papers. "He knew it all, from Bow to Brentford," said one of his friends. In his Sketches the future novelist was marking out his territory, just as, in the pamphlet Sunday Under Three Heads, also included here, the lifelong campaigner against injustice and class oppression was finding his unique voice. This is the first of four volumes of Dickens's greatest journalism - the first ever annotated edition to be published
The tragical comedy or comical tragedy of Punch and Judy by John Payne Collier( Book )

33 editions published between 1828 and 1983 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The traditional puppet comedy as old as Shakespeare, about the ugly little man who happily kills everyone before he is confronted by the Devil
The political house that Jack built : with thirteen cuts by William Hone( Book )

79 editions published between 1818 and 2000 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bound autograph manuscript transcription of William Hone's work of 1819, in an unknown hand. Illustrated with thirteen hand-drawn and watercolored drawings signed by George Cruikshank. Two pages of quotes from William Cowper's poem "The Task" follows the author's dedication to "Doctor Slop" (Sir John Stoddart); additional quotes from "The Task" accompany the drawings. Inscription: Florence Bradley from her Father, August 1866, appears on front endpaper
Windsor castle by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )

43 editions published between 1843 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical novel describing the reign of King Edward VIII in England
The Loving ballad of Lord Bateman by Charles Dickens( Book )

36 editions published between 1839 and 2005 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the tongue-in-cheek ballad of Lord Bateman, who travels to Turkey and is imprisoned by a Turk but eventually set free by, who else?, the Turk's beautiful daughter. In the ballad she is described thus (it is sung in dialect, or perhaps just in drunkenness ...): "She has got rings on ev'ry finger, / And on one finger she has got three: / Vith as much gay gould about her middle / As would buy half Northumberlee." The price, of course, is marriage. The hilarious drawings by the famed George Cruikshank are what make this very silly love ballad truly delightful. Known for his caricatures, his political cartoons and his book illustrations, Cruikshank had an international following during the 19th century. As interesting in life as he was on the page, Cruikshank was married, but fathered eleven children by his mistress (who lived nearby). One might say that he knew something of love, or at least propagation
Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi by Joseph Grimaldi( Book )

47 editions published between 1838 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Grimald (1778 - 1837), one of the greatest English clowns and pantomimes of all time, was born in London to an Italian ballet-master and a dancer in the theatre's corps-de-ballet. The death of Grimaldi's father when he was nine plunged the family into debt. He was introduced to the stage at the age of two and began performing at the Sadler's Wells theatre at the age of three. Grimaldi's fame as a pantomime clown was unequalled and he is credited as an innovator. He introduced the tradition of audience participation, of poking fun at spectators, and presented to the world in his performance as Joey, the modern clown as a central character. He was the original 'Clown Joey', the term 'Joey' being used to describe clowns since his day. Of his own name he punned 'I am grim all day-but I make you laugh at night!' Yet he died a poor and physically crippled man. A memorial service is held every year in Hackney on the first Sunday joined by hundreds of clowns from all over the world and followed by a show for children. In 1837 Charles Dickens, then twenty-five years old, was asked to 'tidy up' Grimaldi's autobiography. He ended up re-writing most of it and the result is a work comparable to Dickens's famous early successes, Sketches of Boz and The Pickwick Papers, both of which had appeared the year before
History of the Irish rebellion in 1798: with memoirs of the union, and Emmett's insurrection in 1803 by W. H Maxwell( Book )

38 editions published between 1845 and 1894 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Queen's matrimonial ladder, a national toy : with fourteen step scenes ; and illustrations in verse, with eighteen other cuts by William Hone( Book )

68 editions published between 1820 and 2014 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on the separation of George IV and Queen Caroline
Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the lowly by Harriet Beecher Stowe( Book )

34 editions published between 1852 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1852 anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe became the best-selling novel of the 19th century. The novel presents the long-suffering slave Uncle Tom as he and other characters face various hardships in the American South. Stowe's sentimental prose depicts the reality of slavery while also asserting that the power of Christianity can overcome slavery's oppression. Many historians credit Uncle Tom's Cabin with fueling the anti-slavery cause in the United States; however, the novel has a mixed legacy. Many of the 19th-century plays inspired by the novel popularized various stereotypes about African Americans, including the affectionate "mammy" and the dutiful, faithful "Uncle Tom." This particular edition contains 27 illustrations of memorable scenes from the novel
The Man in the moon, &c. &c. &c. : with fifteen cuts by William Hone( Book )

51 editions published between 1820 and 1971 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirical attacks on the Prince Regent (George IV), Lord Castlereagh, George Canning, and Lord Sidmouth. Cf. A. Bowden, William Hone's political journalism, 1815-1821, pp. 296-307
Life in London; or, The day and night scenes of Jerry Hawthorne, esq., and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their rambles and sprees through the metropolis by Pierce Egan( Book )

42 editions published between 1820 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mornings at Bow Street : a selection of the most humourous and entertaining reports which have appeared in the Morning Herald by J Wight( Book )

25 editions published between 1824 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic Blackstone of "Punch" by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett( Book )

26 editions published between 1844 and 2003 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The caricatures of George Cruikshank by John Wardroper( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

52 editions published between 1814 and 2010 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary of an Englishman shipwrecked for almost thirty years on a small isolated island where, using wit and industry, he manages to build life anew
 
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C., G., 1792-1878

Ck, G. 1792-1878

Cruickshank, G.

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Cruikshank G. 1792-1878

Cruikshank, Geo 1792-1878

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Cruikshank, George 1792-1878

Cruikshank, George, I

Cruishanck, Georges 1792-1878

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G. Ck 1792-1878

GCK 1792-1878

George Cruikshank

George Cruikshank britischer Karikaturist und Illustrator

George Cruikshank Brits karikaturist (1792-1878)

George Cruikshank caricaturiste et illustrateur

George Cruikshank illustratore inglese

Krukšenk, D. 1792-1878

Джордж Крукшенк

Крукшенк

Крукшенк, Джордж

ג'ורג' קרוקשנק

جورج كروكشانك

جورج کروکشنک

クルックシャンク, ジョージ

ジョージ・クルックシャンク

克魯克香克

Languages
English (1,380)

German (11)

Spanish (3)

Welsh (1)

Polish (1)

Italian (1)

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Sketches by Boz : illustrative of every-day life and every-day peopleThe comic BlackstoneSketches by Boz and other early papers, 1833-39Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the lowlyThe life and adventures of Robinson CrusoeRadical satire and print culture, 1790-1822George Cruikshank : a revaluation