High Spirits. The Comic Art Of Thomas Rowlandson.
Royal Collections Trust, York House, St James's Palace.
Oblong 4to. 11 x 10 inches. 271 + [i] pp. In pictorial card wrapper, patterned inside. A very good copy. Illustrated throughout by sepia and colour etchings and pen and ink watercolours, etc., including double title page and vignettes. A catalogue of ninety three Rowlandson prints in the Royal Collection, with two introductory essays and an appendix, Some rare Rowlandson prints in the Royal Collection. Early acquisitions were made by the Prince of Wales, later Prince Regent, himself the subject of satire by caricaturists, and many others were added later.
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