Item #257657 Complete set of his etchings for Thomas Warton’s THE HAMLET: AN ODE WRITTEN IN WHICHWOOD FOREST (1859). Birket Foster, Myles.
Complete set of his etchings for Thomas Warton’s THE HAMLET: AN ODE WRITTEN IN WHICHWOOD FOREST (1859)
Complete set of his etchings for Thomas Warton’s THE HAMLET: AN ODE WRITTEN IN WHICHWOOD FOREST (1859)
Complete set of his etchings for Thomas Warton’s THE HAMLET: AN ODE WRITTEN IN WHICHWOOD FOREST (1859)

Complete set of his etchings for Thomas Warton’s THE HAMLET: AN ODE WRITTEN IN WHICHWOOD FOREST (1859).

[London: Sampson, Low, 1858].

14 etchings after drawings by Myles Birket Foster, PROOFS BEFORE LETTERS, PRINTED ON INDIA PAPER, mounted to larger sheets, and each signed in pencil (“Birket Foster”) by the artist. 1 vols. Folio. Beautifully mounted and preserved set, bound in full red moroccco, a.e.g., by Riviere and Son. Fine. Bookplate of William Foster Item #257657

Myles Birket Foster was a popular Victorian English illustrator, watercolor artist and engrager. He is known for his work for the Illustrated London News and for his illustrations of Longfellow's Evangeline. He is also well known for sentimentalised portraits of the English countryside, and these etchings date to comparatively early in his career.

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