Quantity: 1 available
Condition: Very Good
Original publisher's brown 3/4 leather binding with decorative gray-blue boards. Sixteen-pages, complete. Fifty-two additional blank pages in the back. Top edge gilt. Gilt decorative lines on front and back boards. Gilt decorative flowers and lettering on spine. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Pages are clean and intact except for very slight foxing. Boards and spine are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. George Cruikshank (1792-1878) was a British author and caricaturist who illustrated books for his friend, Charles Dickens. In this book, Cruikshank gives readers practical advice on home security during the nineteenth century.
Title: Stop Thief; or, Hints to Housekeeping to Prevent Housebreaking
Edition: 1st Edition
Location Published: London, England, Bradbury and Evans: 1851
Book Condition: Very Good
Categories: Literature, Antiques and Home Decorating, Etiquette
Seller ID: 019642
Keywords: british literature. george cruikshank. caricaturists. watchdog. burglary. crime. anticrime. housekeeping. advice guides. practical guides. sg-27.