[Titlepage/Introducton leaf?] Turpin's Ride to York.The brilliant Episode of Turpin's Ride to York, contained in the Romance of Rookwood, is the subject which these Plates are intended to illustrate... Twickenham, June 1835.
Lithograph, text and four-line verse illustrated with hand-coloured vignettes and scenes to border. Sheet 325 x 455mm, 12¾ x 18". Some rust spots and handling creases. Closed tears to upper right.
Anecdotes from the life of 18th century highwayman, Dick Turpin (1705-1739), whose famous ride to York on his horse Black Bess was recounted in Harrison Ainsworth's 'Rookwood' (1824). The text seems to introduce an album of plates.
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