Phrenological Illustrations, or an Artist's View of the Craniological System of Doctors Called Gall and Spurzheim. George Cruikshank.
Phrenological Illustrations, or an Artist's View of the Craniological System of Doctors Called Gall and Spurzheim
Phrenological Illustrations, or an Artist's View of the Craniological System of Doctors Called Gall and Spurzheim

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Phrenological Illustrations, or an Artist's View of the Craniological System of Doctors Called Gall and Spurzheim.

London: Republished for the Artist by Frederick Arnold, 86, Fleet Street, E.C, 1873.

Cruikshank, George. Later edition (7 shillings 6 pence , coloured). Vignette title page, Verso "Re-Issue of 'Phrenological Illustrations' " , and one other leaf of letterpress. With 6 engraved hand-colored plates illustrating 34 figures. 1 vols. Oblong folio (280 x 380 mm.). FROM CRUIKSHANK TO DALZIEL. Bound in original brown cloth spine and printed paper over boards, with newspaper clipping of letter from Gilbert Dalziel tipped-in at ffep. Laid into a crimson cloth drop box Cohn 178 (First edition). Item #239547

Inscribed at the top of the title page "To George Dalziel with the best regards of Geo. Cruikshank / Janry. 1874."
George Dalziel (1815-1902) and his brother Edward (1817-1905) founded Dalziel Brothers engravers in 1839 and were the most famous in their trade until photo-mechanical processes superseded the need for engravers. A fine association.

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