BOWYER, Robert (1758-1834, publisher). The Triumphs of Europe...; An Illustrated Record of important events in The Annals of Europe...; The Campaign of Waterloo illustrated... London: Bensley for Bowyer, 1814-1816 [pre-publication date watermarks]. 3 parts in 3 volumes, 2° (first two parts: 490 x 340 mm.; third part: 475 x 335mm). 21 hand-coloured aquatint plates only (of 23, without the views of Frankfurt and Hamburg in the first work), 5 folding. 6 uncoloured plates and maps. Original boards (first 2 parts), letterpress titles on upper covers (backstrips worn); purple half morocco (3rd part). FIRST EDITION. The three parts can be considered as three separate works. The missing plates were clearly omitted by the binder/publisher and were not removed at a later date. Cf.Abbey Life 351-354.
Richard WESTALL (1765-1836). Victories of the Duke of Wellington. London: Thomas Davison for Rodwell & Martin, 1819. 2° (495 x 305mm). Wood-engraved title vignette, 12 hand-coloured aquatint plates by T.Fielding and C.Heath after Westall, each mounted as a drawing on buff card, without titles, signatures or imprints. (Occasional light soiling or spotting.) Contemporary green half morocco (extremities a trifle scuffed). FIRST EDITION, LARGE-PAPER DELUXE ISSUE. Abbey Life 381. (4)