By A. P. Oppe
London   The Studio, Limited
12" by 9.5" [4], v-viii, 32, [192pp]
The first edition of this illustrated biography on the work and satirical art of Thomas Rowlandson, illustrated with colour plates.
By A. P. Oppe

1923 Thomas Rowlandson His Drawings and Water-Colours

London   The Studio, Limited
12" by 9.5" [4], v-viii, 32, [192pp]
The first edition of this illustrated biography on the work and satirical art of Thomas Rowlandson, illustrated with colour plates.
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

The first edition of this work.

A biographical work on Thomas Rowlandson, looking into his satirical art and caricatures. 

Rowlandson was largely active during the Georgian era, known for his social observation and caricatures of powerful figures of the time, such as Georgiana the Duchess of Devonshire, and Napoleon Bonaparte.

Illustrated with ninety-six plates, sixteen of which are in colour.

Collated, complete.

By A. P. Oppe.

Condition

In the original publisher's quarter vellum binding with paper to the boards. Externally, smart. Light discolouration to the vellum, as is usual. Minor marks to the boards and spine. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Light rubbing to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just a few minor spots.

Very Good Indeed

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