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Cruikshank, George 1792-1878

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The adventures of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Book )

157 editions published between 1846 and 2013 in English and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the adventures of a young orphan boy trying to survive amid greed and poverty in 19th-century London
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Book )

200 editions published between 1838 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy from an English workhouse falls into the hands of rogues who train him to be a pickpocket. He must struggle to overcome this environment of crime
The Ingoldsby legends : or, Mirth & marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby( Book )

129 editions published between 1840 and 1944 in English and held by 796 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
Sketches by Boz and other early papers, 1833-39 by Boz( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London in the 1830s was undergoing great changes. In the streets old hackney coaches jostled with new omnibuses, night watchmen gave way to the new police, the poor crowded into inner-city slums, and the middle classes colonized genteel new suburbs. This was young Dickens's city, and he reported it all - the gin palaces, pleasure gardens, streets, shops, prisons, and law courts - as though he were, in Walter Bagehot's words, "a special correspondent for posterity." It was as a journalist that he first made his mark. His very first book, published when he was only twenty-four, was a collection of sketches that had first appeared in newspapers and magazines written under the pen name "Boz." Sketches by Boz was an instant bestseller
Windsor castle by William Harrison Ainsworth( Book )

44 editions published between 1842 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical novel describing the reign of King Edward VIII in England
The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan( Book )

35 editions published between 1835 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

List of illustrations. Includes a biographical introduction by Edmund Venables, revised by Miss Mabel Peacock. Facsimile title page with the complete title. The author's apology for his book. Index of Scripture texts, referred to in the margins. General index 329 - 338p
Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi by Joseph Grimaldi( Book )

48 editions published between 1838 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 355 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
The Loving ballad of Lord Bateman by Charles Dickens( Book )

36 editions published between 1839 and 2005 in English and held by 353 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
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 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the lowly by Harriet Beecher Stowe( Book )

33 editions published between 1852 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 281 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
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 )

43 editions published between 1820 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierce Egan (1772-1849) was born near London and lived in the area his whole life. He was a famous sports reporter and writer on popular culture. His first book, Boxiana, was a collection of articles about boxing. It was a huge success and established Egan's reputation for wit and sporting knowledge. He is probably best remembered today as the creator of Corinthian Tom and Jerry Hawthorn ('Tom and Jerry'). Published in 1821 and beautifully illustrated by the Cruikshank brothers, this book is the original collection of Tom and Jerry's riotous adventures through Regency London. Its satirical humour and trademark use of current slang made it an overnight success, spawning many imitators and appearing in numerous editions. It was translated into French and inspired a number of successful stage plays that delighted audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. More recently, in 2006, an adaptation appeared on BBC Radio
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 249 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
Mornings at Bow Street : a selection of the most humourous and entertaining reports which have appeared in the Morning Herald by J Wight( Book )

26 editions published between 1824 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1844 and 2003 in English and held by 227 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

Facetiæ and miscellanies by William Hone( Book )

18 editions published between 1827 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Cruikshank: the artist, the humorist, and the man, with some account of his brother Robert : a critico-bibliographical essay by William Bates( Book )

7 editions published between 1878 and 1972 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Cruikshank by George Cruikshank( Book )

16 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Cruikshank; a catalogue raisonné by Albert M Cohn( Book )

5 editions published between 1924 and 1996 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

catalogue raisonné
An essay on the genius of George Cruikshank : with numerous illustrations of his works by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

4 editions published between 1840 and 1884 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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George Cruikshank

George Cruikshank britischer Karikaturist und Illustrator

George Cruikshank British caricaturist and book illustrator

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George Cruikshank caricaturiste et illustrateur

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Krukšenk, D. 1792-1878

Джордж Крукшенк


Крукшенк, Джордж

ג'ורג' קרוקשנק

جورج كروكشانك

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クルックシャンク, ジョージ



Oliver TwistSketches by Boz and other early papers, 1833-39The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to comeUncle Tom's cabin, or, Life among the lowlyRadical satire and print culture, 1790-1822George Cruikshank : a revaluationGeorge Cruikshank