Stipple engraving. Sheet 200 x 125mm (8 x 5"). Trimmed within plate and laid on sheet. Foxed.
Edward Capell (1713-81), Shakespearean commentator. Concerned with inaccuracies in Sir Thomas Hamner'd edition of Shakespeare, Capell After spent three years collecting and comparing early folio and quarto editions, he published his ten-volume edition in 1768. Drawn and engraved by Bartolozzi from a plaster cameo by Louis François Roubiliac.
De Vesme 774 copy.
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