CRUIKSHANK, George. A Discovery concerning Ghosts; With a Rap at the “Spirit-Rappers”. Illustrated with cuts. Dedicated to the Ghost Club.
London: Frederick Arnold, 1863
FIRST EDITION. 8vo; 48 pp. 9 woodcuts of varying size in text excellent condition. Slight tear at the foot of spine and paper covers slightly worn. Overall excellent condition for a pamphlet, uniformly yellow aged, no foxing.
The author of this pamphlet was George Cruikshank (1792 –1878), the famous British caricaturist and book illustrator, who illustrated books for many celebrated British authors, such as Charles Dickens, and who was described as the “modern Hogarth” during his life.