A Series of Original Portraits and Caricature Etchings. New edition.

  • Kay, John
  • Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black 1877

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Description

2 vols., 4to, pp. viii, 445, [1]; viii, 504 + 362 plates (one folding). Original quarter dark red morocco, cloth boards, spines lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Spines slightly sunned and showing a scattering of small scrapes, one snag to head of spine of vol. 2.

Notes

The third edition of this collection of Kay's works, originally published four decades earlier. This was the last use of the original copper plates, which had passed from Hugh Paton to A. & C. Black; they were touched up for this edition and destroyed afterward.

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