Jack gets the Golden Hen away from the Giant

George Cruikshank



13.8 x 9.9 cm vignetted

Facing p. 19 for "Jack and the Bean-stalk" in George Cruikshank's Fairy Library, Part Two (1865) with illustrations by George Cruikshank.

The story as adapted by George Cruikshank was originally issued in a thirty-two page, paperback format, 18 cm high by 13 cm wide, with six engravings, including this as the frontispiece, number ten in the series, drawn and etched by Cruikshank, in 1854.

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