Revising For The Second Edition. Thomas Rowlandson.

Revising For The Second Edition

London: Elizabeth Jackson, 15 June 1786. Rowlandson, Thomas. wraps. 30.5 x 30.5. Hand colored etching. Rowlandson after Samuel Collings. A laird in Highland dress (left) seizes Boswell by the throat. The latter is seated at his writing-table, holding up his hands in supplication. His 'Journal' is open at pp. '168' and '169'. The laird, Sir Alexander Macdonald, points with his cane at p. 169; torn-out pages lie on the floor, one is '165', another '167'. On the wall of the bare, boarded room are (left) 'A Map of Skye' showing 'Armidale' and (right) 'View [of] Auchenleck, the Seat of' (name obscured by Boswell's cap). Boswell is dressed as in BMSat 7031, &c, his pen is in the inkpot which stands on the table, its ribbon hanging from it. Wide margined, fresh and clean. Near fine. Item #22984

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