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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 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

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 engravingsScotch Harry's News: or, Nincumpoop in High Glee

Vices Overlooked in the New Proclamation

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Plates 79, 80
(Side 1)


Scotch Harry's News: or, Nincumpoop in High Glee

Vices Overlooked in the New Proclamation

original James Gillray Patriots amusing themselves; _or_ Swedes practicing at a Post

The Bishop of A Tun's Breeches; or, The Flaming Eveque purifying the House of Office!Loyalty, amply rewarded

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Plates 81, 82

Austrian Bugaboo Funking the French Army

The Fall of the Wolsey of the Woolsack

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

Condition is Good to Very Good. Tear in bottom margin outside of image area. 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.

$325


Scotch Harry's News

Plate 79
(Side 1)


Scotch Harry's News

Austrian Bugaboo Funking the French Army

Plate 81
(Side 2)


Austrian Bugaboo Funking the French Army

Half Sheet Size: approximately 9.5 x 12.25 inches (about 24 x 31 cm)
(trimmed from full sheet)

some foxing

$65




Plate 80
(Side 1)


Vices Overlooked in the New Proclamation



Plate 82
(Side 2)


The Fall of Wolsey

Half Sheet Size: approximately 9.5 x 12.25 inches (about 24 x 31 cm)
(trimmed from full sheet)

some foxing

$115