S. Cunningham's Adventure with his Old Nurse and Astrologer.
Engraving. Plate: 200 x 310mm, (8 x 12").
Scene in an astrologer's study, with stuffed animals and animal skeletons suspended from the ceiling, specimen jars on the window ledge and globes and a compass on the desk behind. Plate to Charles Johnson's (fl.1724 - 1731) 'A General and True History of the Lives and Actions of the most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers, &c. To which is added, A Genuine Account of the Voyages and Plunders of the most Noted Pirates...' published by R. Walker, Birmingham, 1742. Inscribed 'Page 32' upper left.
Ex: Norman Blackburn Collection.
[Ref: 39878] £140.00