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Royal Academy Antics With More Than Sixty Illustrations. By Harry Furniss. -

Harry Furniss

RA Collection: Book

Record number

07/3815

Author

Imprint

Cassell & Company, Limited:, London, Paris & Melbourne.: 1890. [All Rights Reserved.]

Physical Description

viii, [4], 111, [5] p.: illus. (incl. frontis.); 231 mm. (Octavo.)

General Note

The frontispiece appears to be included in the letterpress pagination.

Contents

[Half-t., frontis., t.p.] - Contents - Preface - [Dedic.] - [Text, with illus.] - Index; [colophon] - [Publisher's advertisements].

Responsibility Note

The printers are named in the colophon: 'Printed By Cassell & Company, Limited, la Belle Sauvage, London, E.C.'

The work is recommended to the younger members of the Royal Academy and inscribed to 'All Outsiders, Who, Like Myself, Dislike Humbug'.

References

A. Opyrchal, Harry Furniss [exhibition catalogue] (1983); H. Furniss, The Confessions of a caricaturist (2 v., 1901).

Provenance

The front pastedown carries the bookplate of F. Gordon Roe.

Binding Note

19th-century quarter brown cloth, fawn papered boards, upper cover printed with Furniss carcatures and lettered 'Royal Academy Antics With Over Sixty Original Illustrations. By Harry Furniss Cassell & Company, Limited: London, Paris & Melbourne.'; spine unlettered.

Name as Subject

Subject

Artists - Academies - Associations - Societies - Great Britain - London - History - 19th century
Drawings - Caricatures - Great Britain - 19th century
Satires - Humor - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century

Contributors

Harry Furniss, source artist, draughtsman
Frederic Gordon Roe, previous owner
Cassell and Company, publisher, printer