CRUIKSHANK, George. Stenelaus and Amylda. A Christmas Legend for People of a Larger Growth. London: Griffith and Farran, 1858.
Small 8vo., contemporary half green morocco with gilt filleted lines, spine blocked in gilt with 5 raised bands, red marbled paper covered sides, gilt top edge, red marbled end-papers; 32 pp;  pp advertisement; minor rubbing to the bands of the spine, nonetheless a fine copy.
First edition. This slim pamphlet, supposedly a “Christmas legend,” is in truth a temperance parable, as was much of Cruikshank’s later work.