Horrida Bella, Pains and Penalties versus Truth and Justice. "Arma virumque cano" Broomo's and Denny's judgmatical fire Laid Giffo, with Coppo and Co. in the mire.
London, Published by G. Humphrey, 27, St. James's Street. [stamped below image on titlepage:] 1820. W. Benlow, Printer, 269, Strand.
Set of twenty five etchings. Scarce and rare complete. Titlepage: 202 x 127mm. 8 x 5". Plates: 127 x 202mm. 5 x 8". No text as normal.
A complete set of illustration to a verse-satire by 'Rosco'. The plates are exceptionally well-informed and correctly makes Ministers subservient to the King in proceedings against the Queen. There is supposed to be an accompanying text with each illustration, satirising each letter.
BM Satires: 13948-13972.
[Ref: 16048] £490.00