Humorous Designs, calculated to Amuse, Instruct, but not to Debase the Mind. Busby's Illustrations for Scrap Books.
Very fine coloured etchings. A collection of 46 plates on scrap sheets. Image 108 x 140mm. 4¼ x 5½". Cut and laid on scrap sheet.
From " Busby's Illustrations for Scrap Books." A collection of social satire of the mid 19th century regarding normal day to day lives across all social classes; these include men playing cards, fighting, eating, drinking, smoking and other social determinants of health: such as the man down to his last shilling, the beggars, the woman's disgust of men and the rat catcher. Range of publication dates from 1824 through to 1832; taken from different books.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 16311] £480.00