The Corsican Dissected. William Holland.

The Corsican Dissected

London: August 14, 1803. Holland, William. First edition. Pictorial Boards. Etching with original hand coloring on Whatman wove paper watermarked 1803. The platemark 35.5 x 25 cm. with the sheet 42 x 26.5 cm. housed in decorative mat. Starting on the left running down the page the copy reads: "A large hat an apology for a crown......Eyes of deep design.....A Handle for John Bull to pull at in case of an Invasion......A mouth replete with guile.......a chin indicative of choler......A Heart as black as jet........A Sword devoted to Massacre and Destruction........Knees that will bend to any form of religious Worship." Not in BM Satires. Mat and illustration. Fine. Item #22526

Price: $850.00

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