Lot 249

Dorigny (Nicholas) & Benjamin (Ralph)

A Collection of 90 Heads from the Cartoons painted by Raph. Urban at Hampton Court, title cut and pasted onto original leaf, 12 text leaves, 45 engraved and etched plates by N. Pignè, D. Beauvais and others, captions provided in manuscript, [c.1887], [bound with] 14 engravings only, including frontispiece, from Le Brun (Charles) & Roberts (Henry) Heads Representing the Various Passions of the Soul; as they are Expressed in the Human Countenance…, all cut and pasted onto leaves, light browning, dust soiling, spotting or foxing, some marginal waterstaining throughout, first couple of leaves frayed, inscription of ‘Elizabeth Withers, February 5th 1808’ to first leaf, half calf gilt, title to spine, new endpapers, oblong folio, sold by John Boydell, n.d. [sold as a collection of plates and not subject to return]

Estimate: £150-£200