Sunday in London (Illustrated by George Cruikshank)

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Cruikshank, George (Illustrator). Sunday in London, Illustrated in Fourteen Cuts, by George Cruikshank..and a Few Words by a Friend of His; with a Copy of Sir Andrew Agnew's Bill. London: Effingham Wilson, 1833. With frontispiece, engraved title, nine full-page woodcuts and three vignettes. (12mo), 19x11.5 cm (7½x4½"), later full polished tan calf, dark green morocco spine labels, gilt decorations and lettering, all edges gilt. First Edition. Light rubbing to extremities; fine.

A satire on the English Sabbatarians and their leader Sir Andrew Agnew, which Dickens similarly satirized in 1836 in his Sunday Under Three Heads. From the library of San Francisco book collector Morgan A. Gunst. A handsomely bound copy.