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Lisle, Joe
[The essayists]
Additional Title(s):
British classics
London : Published by Tregear, 123, Cheapside, [1828-1830]
Physical Description:
[8] leaves : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1479.L57 M57 1828+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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A series of humorous aquatint engravings, drawn by Joe Lisle, depicting visual puns on the names of prominent British periodicals.
Title from Abbey.
Aquatint engravings by Joe Lisle.
"The Adventurer" with imprint: "Published by Berthoud & Son, 65, Quadrant, London, 1828." "The Lounger" with imprint: "Published by John Field, 65, Regents Quadrant, London, 1829." Both plates with added title: "British classics."
Engraved throughout.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 311
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary half calf with marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Satire, English.
Tregear -- Publisher
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- [1828-1830]

  • The Mirror
  • The Guardian
  • The Idler
  • The Adventurer
  • The Lounger
  • The Rambler
  • The World
  • The Observer.

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