[frontispiece only to] Sorrows Sacred to the Memory of Penelope. [by Sir Brooke Boothby Bart].
by Fuseli, Henry.
The frontispiece only. London: W. Bulmer, 1796. The frontispiece only, stained in the top margin. First edition, the print from one of a tiny number of large-paper copies. Only one other copy has been located (in the Essick collection, Fuseli’s own copy). The frontispiece is a stipple-engraving proof before all letters by Benedetti after the painting by Fuseli and is one of the largest book illustrations after Fuseli—it measures almost 12 x 7 inches. Weinglass 139. (Inventory #: 107264)
Bibles, theology and religion, Bindings, Early & Fine Printing, Illustrated Books, William Blake & His Circle, Illuminated Manuscripts, Private Press Books, T.F. Dibdin, Mary Wollstonecraft, Children's Books 1600-1950
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