Stothard Shakespeare's Seven Ages of Man First 1799
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-10)
Price : US $177.50
Shakespeare's Seven Ages of Man Illustrated.
Drawn by Thomas Stothard, engraved by Bromely.
A very food copy of the scarce illustrated work by Stothard, Stipple-engraved title and 7 plates by William Bromley after Thomas Stothard, one of the premier engravers of his day, who counted Blake and Flaxman amongst his friends.
This in an uncoloured copy. THe plates are in very good condition with the first sheet, the test of the ages of man, slighly browned. Bound in contemporary green 1/2 leather, hinges weak with front board detached. Folio. (17 9/16 x 10 3/4 inches). London C. Whittingham, first printing 1799.
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