Tom Puss, consoling his Master, and asking for a Pair of Boots & a suit of Clothes

George Cruikshank



14.8 x 9.8 cm framed (including caption)

Facing page 3, originally the frontispiece for "Puss in Boots" in George Cruikshank's Fairy Library, Part Four (1865) with illustrations by George Cruikshank.

The story was originally issued in a forty-page, paperback format, 18 cm high by 13 cm wide, with eleven engravings on six pages, drawn and etched by George Cruikshank, in 1864, ten years after he had issued "Cinderella and The Glass Slipper."

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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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