ROWLANDSON, THOMAS, illustrator.
BURTON, ALFRED. The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy. London: W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1818.
8vo (215 x 131 mm). , 259,  pp. Colored frontispiece and 15 colored aquatint plates by Rowlandson. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles and designs, large sailing ship in blind to both boards, canary endpapers. Light foxing to prelims, faint offsetting from plates, spine mildly sunned, light wear to spine ends, plates clean and vibrant.
Provenance: Henry Nichols (period ownership signature).
FIRST EDITION. Not to be confused with another work of the exact same title published the following year with plates by Williams. Abbey Life 330; Tooley 406.