Thomas Rowlandson (1756 - 1827) was an English artist and caricaturist well-known for his humorous drawings of various aspects of social life. One of the authors of the accompanying verse was Archdeacon Francis Wrangham, an advocate for the abolition of slavery, women's education, Catholic rights, charity schools, free libraries, charity hospitals and other progressive social ideas.
Publisher: Frank Fawcett
Edition: Replica of annotated edition of 1813
Date Published: 1893
Place Published: Driffield
Condition: Very good +
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: Limited edition of 260 copies; this copy has no number. xv, 215 p. 21 colour plates. Bound in half red leather with red paper boards, gilt trim. Repaired front hinge. Edges of free endpapers browned. Moderate thumbing. A couple of small spots on title page. A few page edges roughened. Still a gorgeous volume that will add a lovely touch of colour to your shelf.