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Craig, William Marshall, illus.; John Lee, engraver.  Jack the giant killer, a hero. Banbury: Pr. by J.G. Rusher, [ca. 1820]. Near miniature (8.8 cm, 3.5"). 15, [1] pp.; illus. (wood engravings).
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The tale is told in verse and prose in this chapbook version and is illustrated with six wood engravings (one repeated on title-page). On the rear wrapper there is an additional, unrelated full-page engraving of a fugitive soldier, attributed in the Osborne Collection to John Lee after W.M. Craig. So, that is, there are a total of => eight cuts.
        Provenance: From the children's book collection of Albert A. Howard, sans indicia.

Osborne Collection p. 33; Pearson, Banbury Chap Books, p. 33. As issued, age-toning at edges; spine splitting at very top but all sewing present and holding. A good+++ copy.  (38797)   Please RESHELVE This.


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