////Thomas Wright. A history of caricature and grotesque in literature and art. — London: Virtue Brothers & Co., 1865.

Thomas Wright. A history of caricature and grotesque in literature and art. — London: Virtue Brothers & Co., 1865.

Hardcover, 23 x 17 x 4.7 cm, burgundy buckram, bevelled boards, blind geometrical design with a gilt medallion at the centre, gilt lettering and blind design elements to spine, text in frame, all edges red; pp.: [i-v] vi-xvi, [1] 2-494, [2 advert.], [1] 2-32 advert.], collation 4to: a-b4, B-3R4, a16.

Title-page (red and black, in red frame): A HISTORY | OF | CARICATURE & GROTESQUE | {gothic letters} In Literature and Art. | By THOMAS WRIGHT, Esq., M.A., F.S.A., | Hon. M.R.S.L., &c.; | Corresponding Member of the Imperial Institute of France | (Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres). |{double rules} | WITH | ILLUSTRATIONS FROM VARIOUS SOURCES, | DRAWN AND ENGRAVED BY | F. W. FAIRHOLT, Esq., F.S.A. | {double rules} | {gothic letters} London : | VIRTUE BROTHERS & CO., 1, AMEN CORNER, | PATERNOSTER ROW. | 1865.

Contributors :

Thomas Wright (British, 1792 – 1849) – author.

Frederick William Fairholt (British, 1814 – 1866) – artist/engraver.

Virtue Brothers & Co. (London) – publisher/printer.

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