Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The. Thomas ROWLANDSON, Lt. Col. David ROBERTS.
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The
Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The

Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, The

London: Printed for Patrick Martin, 1815. Item #04780

Fifteen Hand-Colored Aquatint Plates Drawn and Etched by Thomas Rowlandson

[ROWLANDSON, Thomas, illustrator]. [ROBERTS, Lt. Col. David, author]. The Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome. With an Account of His Campaigns on the Peninsula and in Pall Mall: With Sketches by Rowlandson; and Notes. By and Officer. London: Printed for Patrick Martin, 1815.

First edition. Octavo (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches; 210 x 130 mm). [4], 188 pp. Fifteen hand-colored aquatint plates drawn and etched by Rowlandson, including frontispiece.

Handsomely bound ca. 1900 by Rivière and Son in full dark red crushed levant morocco, covers with triple gilt-rule borders, spine with five raised bands, elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. Small neat and almost invisible repair to lower blank margin of title-page, some very minor offsetting from plates to text otherwise a very fine example in a fine early twentieth century binding.

"To the Subalterns of the British Army. Gentlemen, I shall , I trust, be acquitted of any servile view, when in dedicating this humble Essay to the Subalterns of the British Army, I adopt the only means in my powers of shewing how much I honour and admire them. I have the honour to be, Gentlemen, With the greatest respect, Your most obedient Servant, The Author." (Dedication)

Abbey, Life 378. Tooley 417. Hardie, p. 158. Prideaux, p. 305.

Price: $1,650.00