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"The Works of James Gillray from the Original Plates with the Addition of Many Subjects Not Before Collected"

(1847)
published by Henry G. Bohn, London
written by Charles Whiting

Original Copperplate Engravings/Etchings over 170 years old

Full Sheet Size: approximately 19 x 24.75 inches (about 48 x 63 cm)
Half Sheet Size: approximately 9.5 x 12.25 inches (about 24 x 31 cm)
(trimmed from full sheet)

Image size varies from engraving to engraving. Most, but not all, plates have engravings on both sides of the sheet, as published by Bohn.

Click here for contemporary (1851) descriptions and analyses of the cartoons by James Gillray

Source: Historical & Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray; Comprising A Political and Humorous History of the Latter Part of the Reign of George the Third

by Thomas Wright, Esq., F.S.A. and R. H. Evans, Esq.

Published: London, Henry G. Bohn, 1851

original gillray prints "The W_ST_R Just-Asses A Braying" 

"The V___ Committee Framing a Report"

Plates 9-10
(Side 1)


"The W_ST_R Just-Asses A Braying"

"The V___ Committee Framing a Report"

original gillray prints "Gloria Mundi" 

"The Lord of the Vineyard"

Plates 11-12
(Side 2)


"Gloria Mundi; or, the Devil Addressing the Sun"

"The Lord of the Vineyard"

$175


Condition is generally Good to Very Good. Minor foxing/staining in margins, not affecting image areas is possible as well as minor edge wear/short tears.
Typical appropriate age toning of paper. Please refer to enlargement by clicking on thumbnail images above.

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