Jack shows kindness to an old woman who turns out to be a fairy

George Cruikshank


Three etchings each 9.3 cm wide formatted as one

15.3 x 9.3 cm framed

Facing "List of Illustrations" for "Jack and the Bean-stalk" in George Cruikshank's Fairy Library (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 a frontispiece, number ten in the series, drawn and etched by Cruikshank. It became the second selection in the 1865 anthology George Cruikshank's Fairy Library.

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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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