GILLRAY, JAMES. The Caricatures of Gillray. London: John Miller, [1818].<BR />
Lot 5085
GILLRAY, JAMES. 1757-1815. The Caricatures of Gillray. London: John Miller, [1818].
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

Lot Details
GILLRAY, JAMES. 1757-1815.
The Caricatures of Gillray. London: John Miller, [1818].
9 parts bound in 1 volume. Oblong 4to (312 x 221 mm). 164 pp + slip regarding postponed plate. 85 hand-colored plates on 81 leaves (4 folding). Period calf, raised bands, gilt spines and dentelles, marbled endpapers, original front wrappers and prospectus bound in. Faint spotting to some plates, folding plates neatly reinforced at folds, front wrappers dust-soiled, some rubbing to binding.

BOUND FROM ORIGINAL MONTHLY PARTS. The prospectus states that the work is to be completed in 9 or 10 parts, however letterpress was never completed for part 10. OCLC records only 2 copies containing the plates for part 10, and no copies appear in auction records containing more plates than the present copy.
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