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Auction archive: Lot number 698

2 albums of caricatures

Estimate
£250 - £350
ca. US$505 - US$707
Price realised:
£850
ca. US$1,718
Auction archive: Lot number 698

2 albums of caricatures

Estimate
£250 - £350
ca. US$505 - US$707
Price realised:
£850
ca. US$1,718
Beschreibung:

2 albums of caricatures
one containing many examples of Busby’s Humorous Etchings, including coloured and uncoloured duplicates, a number by Spooner, and others by various hands, including several original drawings, etchings, lithographs, pen and ink or watercolour drawings, many coloured, some plates trimmed, mounted on album leaves, embossed red morocco, worn, upper board detached, backstrip split, 4to., mid 19th century; the other album titled Costumes & Cartoons - The Tenth Hussars, containing 16 published plates on this theme by or after Cruikshank, Williams, Heath, Mark and others, etchings and engravings, all in original hand-colouring, some tears, losses and surface dirt, most trimmed close, all mounted on stiff album leaves, gilt-embossed red morocco, worn, gilt-lettered on upper board as title, bookplate of Rhona Townley Searle, with opening panel revealing her photograph, laid on front silk pastedown, oblong folio, early 19th century

Auction archive: Lot number 698
Auction:
Datum:
19 Dec 2007
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
info@dreweatts.com
+44 (0)20 78398880
Beschreibung:

2 albums of caricatures
one containing many examples of Busby’s Humorous Etchings, including coloured and uncoloured duplicates, a number by Spooner, and others by various hands, including several original drawings, etchings, lithographs, pen and ink or watercolour drawings, many coloured, some plates trimmed, mounted on album leaves, embossed red morocco, worn, upper board detached, backstrip split, 4to., mid 19th century; the other album titled Costumes & Cartoons - The Tenth Hussars, containing 16 published plates on this theme by or after Cruikshank, Williams, Heath, Mark and others, etchings and engravings, all in original hand-colouring, some tears, losses and surface dirt, most trimmed close, all mounted on stiff album leaves, gilt-embossed red morocco, worn, gilt-lettered on upper board as title, bookplate of Rhona Townley Searle, with opening panel revealing her photograph, laid on front silk pastedown, oblong folio, early 19th century

Auction archive: Lot number 698
Auction:
Datum:
19 Dec 2007
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
info@dreweatts.com
+44 (0)20 78398880
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