[Vanity Fair] Bowles, Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literary

[Vanity Fair] Bowles, Thomas Gibson / [Fantastic collection of political caricature portraits of 19th century American Politicans / British Politicians]

Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literary Wares – Complete Annual for the year 1872 with 51 full-page portraits of victorian statesmen of england as well as the united states of america (Hamilton Fish, Ulysses S. Grant, Horace Greeley etc.), politicians, writers, artists, “men of the day” and men of influence, portrayed in chromolithography / chromolithographs in colour (January 6, 1872 – June 29, 1872 & July 6, 1872 – December 28, 1872 ).

London, Vanity Fair, 1872. Folio. 208, 208 pages. Complete set. Interleaved with 51 chromolithographic portraits. Beautifully restored, original Hardcover (half-leather with orginal spine (gilt letttering and ornament). With new, linen-covered boards, using the original pastedowns and endpapers. A stunning Volume in excellent condition. All illustrations in wonderful colour and condition.

Portraits include: 1. Caricature of Marie Joseph Louis Adolphe Thiers, President of France. Caption read “Faute-de-mieux Premier” / 2. Caricature of Richard Edmund St Lawrence Boyle, 9th Earl of Cork and 9th Earl of Orrery (1829-1904). Caption read “Master of Her Majesty’s Buckhounds” / 3. Caricature of Dr Frederick Quin (1799 – 1878). Caption read “Homoeopathic Society” / 4. Men of the Day No.38: Caricature of Mr. James Anthony Froude. Caption reads: “He created Henry VIII exploded Mary Stuart and demolished Elizabeth” / 5. Caricature of Wilkie Collins (1824-1889). Caption read “The Novelist who invented Sensation” / 6. Caricature of Spencer Horatio Walpole (1806-1898). Caption read “He defended Hyde Park” / 7. Caricature of John Ruskin. Caption read “The realisation of the Ideal” / 8. Caricature of George Grenfell Glyn M.P. (1824-1887). Caption read “The Whip” / 9. Alexander William Kinglake (1809–1891) – British politician, military historian, writer and traveler. Caricature / 10. Caricature of William Henry Smith (1825 – 1891). Caption read “Newspapers” / 11. Caricature of Sir Roundell Palmer. Caption reads: “He refused the Woolsack, and voted against the Disestablishment of the Irish Church” / 12. Caricature of Mr.John Francis Maguire MP. Caption reads: “A Home Ruler” / 13. Caricature of Charles Kingsley (1819-1875). Caption read “The Apostle of the Flesh” / 14. Caricature of John Tyndall. Caption read “The Scientific Use of the Imagination” / 15. Caricature of Reverend John Cumming. Caption read “The End of the World” / 16. Caricature of The Rt Hon Gathorne Hardy MP DCL. Caption reads: “Conservative” / 17. Caricature of Mr William Hepworth Dixon. Caption reads: “He discovered New America and Free Russia” / 18. Caricature of King Amadeus of Spain. Caption reads “He would be a King” / 19. Caricature of Sir Wilfrid Lawson, 2nd Baronet MP (1829-1906). Caption reads: “Permissive Prohibition” / 20. Caricature of The Hon Hamilton Fish. Caption reads: “Consequential damages” / 21. Caricature of The Hon. Charles Sumner (1811-1874). Caption reads: “The Massive Grievance” / 22. Caricature of Ulysses S. Grant. Caption read “Captain, Tanner, Farmer, General, Imperator” / 23. Caricature of Thomas Hughes M.P. (1822-1896). Caption read “Tom Brown” / 24. Caricature of Mr S Morley MP. Caption reads: “Dissent” / 25. Caricature of Sir Arthur Wellesley KG PC MP, 2nd Duke of Wellington. Caption read “The son of Waterloo” / 26. Caricature of Frederic Leighton (1830-1896). Caption read “A sacrifice to the Graces” / 27. Caricature of Michael Costa (1808-1884). Caption read “Orchestration” / 28. Caricature of Mr George Leeman MP. Caption read “A Yorkshire Solicitor” / 29. Caricature of Horace Greeley. Caption reads: “Anything to beat Grant” / 30. Caricature of The Rt Hon Edward Pleydell-Bouverie MP. Caption reads: “He did not decline the Speakership.” / etc.

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Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literary Wares - Complete Annual for the year 1872 with 51 full-page, victorian portraits
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar
Thomas Gibson Bowles - Vanity Fair: A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literar