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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Cricket on the hearth.
London : Printed and published for the author by Bradbury and Evans, 1846
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles Dickens; Daniel Maclise; Richard Doyle; Clarkson Stanfield; John Leech; Edwin Henry Landseer, Sir; John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Illustrated by Daniel Maclise, Richard Doyle, Clarkson Stanfield, John Leech, and Edwin Landseer.
Actually first published on December 20, 1845. Cf. Smith, W.E. Charles Dickens in the original cloth, II, p. 43.
Added engraved t.p. is one of the two leaves of plates.
The advertisement leaf (p. - at end) is known to exist in two states: in the first state, the advertisement on the recto has ten lines and no heading; in the second state, this advertisement has eleven lines and a heading. Cf. Smith, II, p. 39-40.
For other textual variants due to the use of multiple stereotype plates simultaneously see Smith, II, p. 42-43; Podeschi, J.B. Dickens & Dickensiana, p. 93-95; and Carr, L. VanderPoel Dickens, p. 118-119.
|Description:||, 174,  p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.|
|Responsibility:||by Charles Dickens.|