Poetical Sketches of Scarborough: Illustrated by Twenty-One Engravings of Humorous Subjects…
Poetical Sketches of Scarborough: Illustrated by Twenty-One Engravings of Humorous Subjects…
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Poetical Sketches of Scarborough: Illustrated by Twenty-One Engravings of Humorous Subjects….

London: R. Ackermann, 1813.

Rowlandson, Thomas. Second edition. Twenty-one hand-colored engraved plates after J. Green, by Thomas Rowlandson. xv, [i], [1]-213pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in half red morocco with gilt spine, marbled paper boards and marbled endpapers, corners faintly bumped, by Riviere & Son. Bookplate of Sir Charles Alexander Nall-Cain Baronet, Tooley 423; Abbey Scenery 297. Item #313834

According to the Advertisement, “The originals of the plates…were sketches made as souvenirs of the place during a visit to Scarborough, 1812. They were not intended for publication, but being found to interest many persons of taste, several of whom expressed a desire to possess engravings of them, and some gentlemen having offered to add metrical illustrations to each the present for of publication has been adopted…” The poems are by Combe, Papworth, et. al. This edition contains all the plates of the first, with a Dedication, Contents, and the initials of the authors added.

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