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

(1847-1851)
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)
(if 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 the index to subjects in James Gillray's cartoons

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 James Gillray etchings What a Cur 'tisA Keen-sighted Politician Warming his Imagination

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Plate 128, 129
(Side 1)


What a Cur 'tis

A Keen-sighted Politician Warming his Imagination

original James Gillray etchings The British Butcher Supplying John Bull with a Substitute for Bread

The Sleep-Walker

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Plate 130, 131
(Side 2)

some discoloration lower right, outside of image area


The British Butcher Supplying John Bull with a Substitute for Bread

The Sleep-Walker

Overall sheet size is approximately 19.125 x 24.75 inches (about 48 x 63 cm)

Condition is Good to Very Good. Minor foxing/staining in margins, not affecting image areas.
Typical appropriate age toning of paper. Please refer to enlargement by clicking on thumbnail images above.

$275


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