11 - 13 July 2000
ROWLANDSON, T. (illustrator) Miseries of Human Life: designed and etched by T. Rowlandson, London: R. Ackermann, 1808. Oblong 8° (255 x 190mm). Hand-coloured etched title and 49 plates by Thomas Rowlandson, Bunbury and others, half red morocco gilt by Riviere & Son. (Two plates trimmed and mounted, some light spotting) gilt edges. Provenance: Horace Walpole (bookplate).
ATKINSON, John Augustus (illustrator). Sixteen Scenes taken from the Miseries of Human Life by one of the Wretched, London: William Miller, 1807. Oblong 8° (165 x 200mm). Hand-coloured title vignette and 16 hand-coloured aquatint plates by John Augustus Atkinson, contemporary crimson straight-grained morocco gilt by Morrell, top edge gilt, others uncut, original upper wrapper bound in at end (soiled). (2)
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