30 - 31 March 2004
WILLIAM-SAMUEL HOWITT (1765-1822), AFTER CAPTAIN THOMAS WILLIAMSON
Oriental Field Sports: Six Plates (Abbey Travel 427)
six aquatints in colors, 1805-7, on laid papers, published by Edward Orme, London, all with margins, pale light-staining, occasional scattered foxing, a few with soft handling creases and with color slightly attenuated, otherwise all apparently in good condition, in black gilt frames, not examined out of the frames
all P. approx. 13 x 17¾ in. (330 x 451 mm.)
all overall 19 x 23 in. (483 x 584 mm.) (6)
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