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The Duke of Wellington and his Political Career after Waterloo. The Caricaturist's View. Signed Copy.

£22.99

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Antique Collectors Club Dist A/C, 2000. HardBack. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine and unclipped. Blue cloth boards, gold gilt title on front cover and spine. 160 pages. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout. Signed by the author with dedication to the ffep. dated 2000.

Of his collection of more than 230 caricatures of the great Duke of Wellington (the 'Iron Duke'), probably the largest collection in private ownership, Sir Edward has selected 105 for publication. He has written a short introductory piece regarding the significance of caricature as a reflection of popular opinion at the time of Wellington's entry into domestic politics after his return to England from the Continent following his defeat of the tyrant Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo. This was the golden age of English caricature and the selection includes examples of the work of Cruikshank, John Doyle, W. Heath, Sharpshooter and others. There has been no previous publication of caricatures of the Duke of Wellington on this scale.

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Signed by Author.
Author(s):
Du Cann Edward
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Hardback
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Antique Collectors Club Dist A/C, 2000. HardBack. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine and unclipped. Blue cloth boards, gold gilt title on front cover and spine. 160 pages. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout. Signed by the author with dedication to the ffep. dated 2000.

Of his collection of more than 230 caricatures of the great Duke of Wellington (the 'Iron Duke'), probably the largest collection in private ownership, Sir Edward has selected 105 for publication. He has written a short introductory piece regarding the significance of caricature as a reflection of popular opinion at the time of Wellington's entry into domestic politics after his return to England from the Continent following his defeat of the tyrant Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo. This was the golden age of English caricature and the selection includes examples of the work of Cruikshank, John Doyle, W. Heath, Sharpshooter and others. There has been no previous publication of caricatures of the Duke of Wellington on this scale.

Added value:
Signed by Author.
Author(s):
Du Cann Edward
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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