John Duke of Roxburghe.
Published May 1st 1816 by William Clarke, New Bond Str.t.
Stipple. Sheet 270 x 200mm, 10½ x 8". Spotted.
John Ker, 3rd Duke of Roxburghe (1740-1804). Book collector who spent 40 years collecting ancient and curious books, particularly editions of Shakespeare. At his death in 1804 there were 10,000 items, including pamphlets and broadside ballad sheets.
[Ref: 19019] £50.00