4to. London: J. Johnson, 1813. 4to, 8 plates from the 1813 (third) edition. The plates are clean and in good condition hand-coloured with the standard palette, measuring 26.5 x 20.5 cm. The plates are - "A Free Coromantyn Negro", "A Private Marine...." , "The Mecoo and Kishee Monkeys", "The Skinning of the Aboma Snake", " Family of Negro Slaves...," The Skulls of Lieut. Leppar...", "March Thro' a Swamp or Marsh, in Terra-Firma", "The Celebrated Graman Quacy". Essick, William Blake's Commercial Book Illustrations, XXXIII p 71 - 75. (Inventory #: 108733)
Books and manuscripts in all fields, especially medieval illuminated and text manuscripts; material on California, Hawaii, and Pacific voyages; illustrated books and fine bindings from the 15th through the 20th century; children's books from 1750 to 1950; and fine press printing. William Blake, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Thomas Frognall Dibdin are special interests.
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