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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148

    ROWLANDSON, Thomas (1756-1827). The Miseries of Human Life. London: R. Ackermann, [no date, plates watermarked 1805, 1809, 1810 and 1823]. Small 4° (259 x 198mm). Hand-coloured etched title and 49 hand-coloured etched plates after Rowlandson (occasional light spotting or very light browning, a few short marginal repairs on verso). Recent morocco gilt, gilt edges.

    Price Realised  

    ROWLANDSON, Thomas (1756-1827). The Miseries of Human Life. London: R. Ackermann, [no date, plates watermarked 1805, 1809, 1810 and 1823]. Small 4° (259 x 198mm). Hand-coloured etched title and 49 hand-coloured etched plates after Rowlandson (occasional light spotting or very light browning, a few short marginal repairs on verso). Recent morocco gilt, gilt edges.

    Without the rare "Pall Mall" plate. It has been replaced with a plate entitled by "The Enraged Vicar", which presumably belongs to another work. Abbey Life 317.


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