Sale 18BP01 | Lot 195

ROWLANDSON, THOMAS Rowlandson's World in Miniature consisting of groups of figures, for the illustration of Landscape Scenery. Drawn and etched by...

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Lot 195
ROWLANDSON, THOMAS Rowlandson's World in Miniature consisting of groups of figures, for the illustration of Landscape Scenery. Drawn and etched by...
London: R. Ackermann, 1816. Full burgundy morocco by Rivière, top edge gilt. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches (34.5 x 16.5 cm); 40 hand-colored etched plates, with a part wrapper bound-in at the front (no formal title was issued). Binding about fine, an almost invisibly repaired tear into the final plate. Harry Lawrence Bradfer-Lawrence's copy, with his bookplate.
Printed on Whatman paper with an 1816 watermark, this is the first edition of this very attractive compilation, exceptional for the quality of its coloring. Tooley 437.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Sold for $2,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
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