Rowlandson The Caricaturist.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1880. 2 volume set, 11 inches tall. An extraordinary set in full morocco in the distinctive binding created for the great bibliophile, Henry Arthur Johnstone. With gilt titles and Tragedy and Comedy (Melpomene & Thalia) mask centre tools to the spine and his swashbuckling crest on the upper boards together with the masks. Pigskin blind tooled endpapers and gilt top edges. With around 400 illustrations descriptive of Rowlandson's life and times.