Hungarian and Highland Broad Sword

Publisher

H. Angelo Type Monograph/Item

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1799

Note

Twenty four Plates designed and etched by T. Rowlandson, under the direction of Messrs. H. Angelo and Son. Fencing Masters to the Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster. Dedicated to Colonel Herries. Hand-coloured aquatint title-page and 23 hand-coloured aquatint plates. First Edition. Oblong folio. [312 x 395 x 15 mm]. iii, [v] pp. London: published by H. Angelo, Curson Str. Mayfair, February 12 1799. Thimm p. 248. Pardoel p. 285. The plates are dated September 1 1798, with the exception of plates 8 and 9 which have no imprints. The text consists of the 3pp dedication and the 3pp list of Subscribers, headed by the Prince of Wales, the Duke of York, the Duke of Kent, the Duke of Cumberland, the Duke of Gloucester and Prince William of Gloucester.