READ’S STORY BOOKS. IIlustrated by Cruikshank. 4TH Series. [cover title.]
London: Read and Co, No date [circa 1860]. A compilation of five titles: Jack, The Giant Killer; Jack and the Bean Stalk; The History of Robin Hood and his Merry Men; John Gilpin’s Diverting Ride to Edmonton; The Three Wishes. Each tilte 8 leaves, printed on one side only with text and a hand-coloured engraving in Read’s characteristically bold style. Original green decorative cloth gilt. Quarto. 253 x 185 mm. Spine worn at head and heel; else a very good copy of this compilation.