ENGRAVINGS from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints

New Arrivals

No cover image available

The Works of William Hogarth in a Series of Engravings: with Descriptions, and a Comment on Their Moral Tendency

by Hogarth, William; Trusler, Rev. John

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1840
Condition
Otherwise very good condition
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
London: E. T. Brain & Co, 1840. Hardcover. Otherwise very good condition. The moralizing art of William Hogarth, displaying London life of the 18th century in all its extremes. Included here are the eight plates of The Rake's Progress which portray the reckless life of 'Tom Rakewell', the son of a wealthy merchant who squanders his fortune… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
No cover image available

Pictures of Life & Character From the Collection of Mr. Punch, Complete in 5 Volumes

by Leech, John

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1855
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$700.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Bradbury and Evans, 1855. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Early 19th century English engravings of wit and humor, with many plates of which Thackeray exclaimed, "This book is better than plum-cake at Christmas." One of the great visual repositories of mid- Victorian English life and humor, some full page, on horses, horse racing (Vol. I, a full… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$700.00