- Category = Aquatints
The Dance of Life
London: R. Ackerman, 1817. Full calf, 10 inches tall. A superb full calf by Riviere with gilt raised bands, label and dense floral gilt tooling to the panels. A triple gilt fillet and corner tools frame the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Armorial Bookplate of Marcus Brown-Westhead of Lea Castle. Decorated with hand coloured aquatint frontispiece, vignette on the title page and a further 24 full page plates throughout, all by Thomas Rowlandson.More details Price: £1,650.00
The Post Captain or Adventures of a True British Tar by a Naval Officer.
London: Simpkin, Marshall et al., n.d. (1817). Half morocco, 9 1/2 inches tall. A later very smart half morocco with gilt raised bands, label and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels. All edges gilt. Complete with all 25 hand coloured aquatints by Williams. Armorial bookplate. First edition of this hilarious verse with comic images describing the rollicking adventures of life in The Royal Navy at sea and ashore two hundred years ago.More details Price: £850.00