SUPERB EXAMPLE IN FULL CALF WITH A ROYAL PROVENANCE
ROWLANDSON ,Thomas, ROBERTS, David ~ The Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, with an account of his campaigns on the Peninsular and in Pall Mall.
London: Patrick Martin, 1815
Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. A delightful binding by Riviere with gilt raised bands, label and elegant floral gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the library of the Duke of Gloucester, son of King George V and Queen Mary, and with his armorial bookplate. Embellished with 15 splendid satyrical hand coloured aquatints by Thomas Rowlandson. This anonymous work has been ascribed to Colonel David Roberts. In pristine condition throughout.