WITH BEAUTIFUL FOLIO HAND-COLORED AQUATINTS OF THE CORONATION OF GEORGE IV AND THE DEPARTURE OF QUEEN CAROLINE FROM THE HOUSE OF LORDS
BOWYER, Robert, publisher. A Narrative of Momentous Events. London, 1823.
First and only edition of this contemporary illustrated account of the tumultuous adultery investigation of Queen Caroline and the subsequent Coronation of George IV. With eight large folio engravings, six marked “proof impression,” three of which are lovely, large, hand-colored aquatints depicting the arrival of the Queen at Brandenburgh, the Queen returning from the House of Lords, and the lavish Coronation of George IV. Scarce. $2700.