William Henry Pyne (British, London 1770–1843 Middlesex)
William Combe (British, London 1742–1823 London)
Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Auguste Charles Pugin (British (born France), Paris 1768/69–1832 London)
Aquatint by John Bluck (British, 1791–1832)
Aquatint by John Hill (American (born England), London 1770–1850 Clarksville, New York)
Aquatint by Thomas Sunderland (British, Whittington Hall, Lonsdale 1744–1828 Littlecroft)
George IV, King of Great Britain and Ireland (British, London 1762–1830 Windsor)
Headpiece by Edward Francis Burney (British, Worcester 1760–1848 London)
Headpiece by Thomas Williamson (British, active 1801–1825)
Dedication text by Thomas Tomkins (British, 1743–1816 London)
Dedication by Robert Ashby (British, born 1774)
Rudolph Ackermann (London)
Title page by Thomas Bensley (London)
Harrison and Rutter (London)
Illustrations: etching and aquatint, hand colored
Book: 13 13/16 x 11 1/2 in. (35.1 x 29.2 cm)
Image: 7 7/8 × 10 3/4 in. (20 × 27.3 cm)
Rogers Fund, transferred from the Library, 1921
Not on view
Inscription: MMA collections stamp. in brown ink, recto, on each plate.
Joseph Grego Rowlandson the Caricaturist: A selection from his works, with anecdotal desciptions.... 2 vols., London, 1880, vol. II, pp. 125-9.
The Grolier Club A Catalogue of Books Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, Together with a collection of original drawings by him Exh. cat. November 1916, cat. no. 16, pp. 22-30.
Richard J. Koke "John Hill, Master of Aquatint, 1770–1850." New-York Historical Society Quarterly. vol. 43, no. 1, January 1959, pp. 65-66.
Ronald Vere Tooley English Books with Coloured Plates, 1790 to1860: A Bibliographical Account of the Most Important Books illustrated by English Artists in Colour Aquatint and Colour Lithography. B. T. Batsford, Ltd., Reprint of 1954 ed. London, 1987, cat. no. 7, pp. 21-23, 24-5.