GROSE, FRANCIS. 1731-1791.
Rules for Drawing Caricaturas: With an Essay on Comic Painting. London: Printed for S. Hooper, 1791.
8vo (210 x 120 mm). 40 pp. 21 copper plate engravings. Period calf rebacked with crushed morocco, morocco spine label. Spotting to first two plates, caption added in period ink to plate 2 (portrait of Grose), a few faces in plate 4 completed in period ink, corners worn.
SECOND EDITION of one of the earliest works on the art of caricature.