The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy; A poem in four cantos: with plates by Rowlandson, from the author's designs

By: Alfred Burton

Price: $580.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+


Fine example of Riviere and Son binding in exceptional condition (see image). Full deep red morocco with gilt rule to boards; 5 raised bands and intricate gilt detailing to spine. Gilt ruled edges; intricate inner dentelles; all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece (with tissue guard) and 15 aquatint hors-texte plates throughout. Includes an advertisement page after title page stating this book would have been released earlier, but "impediments" and the plates delayed its release. There is also included a section for Notes and Errata. Without previous owners' names or other markings. 259 pp., [1]. 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. First Edition.

Title: The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy; A poem in four cantos: with plates by Rowlandson, from the author's designs

Author Name: Alfred Burton

Illustrator: Thomas Rowlandson

Categories: Literature, Fiction, Illustrated Literature, European Literature, Bindings,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, W. Simpkin and R. Marshall: 1818

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 5358